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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Hospital Medicine

Red Wing, Minnesota
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Why Mayo Clinic
The nations #1 hospital puts Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Hospital Internal Medicine a step ahead.

At Mayo Clinic Health System our NP and PA model for Hospital Internal Medicine will set you apart. The practice is designed to ensure you have the tools, resources and support from Physicians and your NP and PA colleagues to ensure you are fully prepared to provide expert care.

Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges - one patient at a time.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Hospital Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant works collaboratively with the Hospitalist consultant 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 Redwing. SEMN Sites include I-90 Corridor (Austin-Albert Lea), River Corridor (Red Wing, Cannon Falls, Lake City) and I-35 Corridor (Owatonna).

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 or PA provides comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, diagnosis, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies. The NP or 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 or PA will consult and make referrals to physicians and other members of the health care team as appropriate.

The average hospital census in Red Wing is 10 to 15 patients with two or four being PCU patients. The average number of daily admissions is three to six with a fair amount of variability. Approximately 1/3 of admissions occur at night.

During daytime hours (7AM to 7PM) the primary hospitalist will be in house with the expectation that major medical decision making will be discussed with the primary hospitalist in real time. During the night shift (7PM to 7AM) there is a physician on call to help with complex patient's available by pager and cell phone. To help with emergent issues there is an ER physician available 24/7.

In collaboration with the hospitalist the NP or PA will also provide care for PCU patients. We have a four bed open PCU in Red Wing. The PCU is remotely monitored 24/7 by Enhanced Critical Care in Rochester. For questions arising for PCU patients the Enhanced Critical Care provider will be immediately available by phone or via video teleconference in the patient room.

Orientation is individualized with a base of 12 weeks and extended in one month periods to meet the needs of the new NP/PA. Will orientate at each site (Owatonna, Austin and Red Wing).

Join a positive, patient-focused environment where you and the physicians become partners and mutual advisors. With supervision and management by both physicians and other NPs and PAs, you are supported by people who understand your professional needs and goals!

  • 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.
  • Three years of experience in medical/surgical or emergency medicine is preferred, but will consider new graduates.
  • ACLS & BLS
  • 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
External applicants: To be considered for this position please upload a letter of interest, resume and 2-3 letters of reference with online application. New graduates: letters must be from clinical preceptors.

Mayo Clinic employees: to be considered for this position please upload your 3 most recent performance appraisals.

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
Will rotate between 12 hour day shifts and 12 hour night shifts per current schedule. Will also be privileged/credentialed at the other SEMN sites as SEMN hospitalists as a part of a regional practice.

Weekend schedule
Approximately 1 in 3 weekends

Site description
Red Wing Minnesota, which is nestled among the bluffs, also known as the Banner County of Minnesota, is less than an hour from the St. Paul/Minneapolis metro area. Red Wing is known for its beautiful scenery and extraordinary history. The city's more than 16,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of healthy living activities all year round! If it's cultural and performing arts you enjoy, you'll relish in the best local, regional and national arts and entertainment! This city is truly symbolic of Minnesota Nice!

Susan Horne

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  • Job Reference: 717067711-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Mayo Clinic
  • Location: Red Wing, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent