Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Neurosurgery

Neurologic Surgery
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

Provide Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (NP/PA) support to a dynamic Neurosurgical practice located in Mankato. Practice areas include time in the Operating Room, Hospital and Clinic settings. The ideal candidate must be comfortable working in all of these areas. Currently the group consists of 3 surgeons and 2 Advance Practice Providers. Subspecialties/service lines: spine, brain tumor, skull base, neurovascular, and peripheral nerve. A physician and a NP/PA are always on call to cover inpatient needs, emergency room consults, and operating room needs.

Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner. Current Minnesota RN license and certification as a FNP or ANP.

Or graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by NCCPA and licensure as a PA by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

Must be eligible for DEA registration and billing privileges

Please submit 2-3 letters of reference with your application to be considered for this position.
Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System employees, please also submit your last 2-3 performance appraisals.

Additional qualifications
Special Skills: Possess ability to work independently/autonomously and interdependently with other health care professionals. Have extensive patient assessment skills using diagnostic methods and instruments and passes ability to develop appropriate plan of care, modifying as indicated. Possess effective communication skills and interpersonal skills with patients, families and members of health care team.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Schedule details
Monday - Friday; 2-3 days of clinic and 2-3 days of operating per week.
1:3 weekend call
1:4 weekend call
Weekend schedule
Collaborates with on-call surgeon to accommodate hospital rounds, ER consults, and add-on cases.
Site description
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
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).