Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Hospital Medicine

Hospital Internal Medicine
Why Mayo Clinic
Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. When you join the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world, you'll work alongside approximately 3,800 physicians/scientists and 1,600 Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants across all locations in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.
Position description
The Hospital Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant works collaboratively with the Hospitalist physician to deliver medical care to hospitalized patients. The focus of the job includes providing acute hospital care to complex medical patients.
This position is a SEMN regional position with primary work site in Owatonna. SEMN Sites include I-90 Corridor (Austin-Albert Lea), River Corridor (Red Wing, Cannon Falls, Lake City) and I-35 Corridor (Austin).

Additional responsibilities include consulting on orthopedic, general surgery, and occasionally OB/GYN patients requiring pre-operative evaluation and/or management of medical comorbidities. A high level of autonomy is expected. The NP / PA provides comprehensive bedside assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, diagnosis, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies as well as documentation of patient care. The NP / PA will work with the interdisciplinary care team in coordinating discharge planning and facilitate the patient's transfer of care back to the primary provider. The NP / PA will consult and make referrals to physicians and other members of the health care team as appropriate.

The Owatonna hospital will have 22 med-surgical beds and 4 ICU beds. The NPPA would team with 1 physician Hospitalist working 7a-3p and provide in-patient care autonomously and in collaboration with MD’s, including care for ICU patients. The ICU is remotely monitored 24/7 by an Enhanced Critical Care service. For questions arising for ICU patients the Enhanced Critical Care provider will be immediately available by phone or via video teleconference in the patient room.

Additionally there will be a 3 month training period including rotation at some of the larger Mayo Clinic sites.
One to two years experience in the care of medical/surgical inpatients or emergency medicine is required, but will consider new graduates with prior hospital experience.

Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN license (or eligible) and certification (or eligible to be certified) as a FNP, ANP, or ACNP

Or graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by NCCPA and registration as a PA by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (or eligible)

Must be eligible for DEA registration and billing privileges

ACLS & BLS certification

Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.
Additional qualifications
To be considered for this position please upload a letter of interest and 2-3 letters of reference with your online application.

Mayo Clinic employees are asked to upload their last 3 performance appraisals with their online application.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
8 hour day shifts.
Potential for 24/7 coverage in the future.
Weekend schedule
1 in 3 weekends
Site description
Owatonna, Minnesota a thriving community of over 25,000 people, boasting one of the strongest economies in Minnesota. Located just 38 miles west of Rochester, MN and 60 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial business firms as well as the headquarters for Federated Insurance. Minnesota State University, Mankato is located 40 miles west in Mankato as well as renowned private colleges, St. Olaf and Carlton located in Northfield, 35 miles north of Owatonna. Kaplan's Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, picnicking and cross-country skiing. Excellent golfing is available at public and private courses, several of which are staffed by full-time golf instructors. For the tennis enthusiast, both outdoor and indoor facilities provide opportunities for year-round participation. Because many residents love music and the arts, the Owatonna Arts Center displays the work of many local and national artists.
Advanced Practitioner/Provider
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
Susan Horne
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).