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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Hospital Internal Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Austin, MN 55912
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Job Details

Why Mayo Clinic
Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nations best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023), 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 (NP / PA) 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 Austin. SEMN sites include I-90 Corridor (Austin-Albert Lea), River Corridor (Red Wing, Cannon Falls, Lake City) and I-35 Corridor (Owatonna). NPs / PAs practice in all SEMN sites.

Additional responsibilities include consulting on orthopedic, general surgery, urology, 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 Austin hospital has 39 med-surgical beds and 12 ICU beds. During the day, the NP / PA teams with 3 physician Hospitalists to provide in-patient care, including care for ICU patients. The ICU is remotely monitored 24/7 by Mayo Clinics eICU. For questions arising for ICU patients the Critical Care team is immediately available by phone or via video teleconference in the patient room. The 3pm 11pm shift, staffed by 1 NP / PA, supports admissions to both the med-surg and ICU. At night, the NP / PA teams with 1 physician hospitalist to support admissions and cross coverage of the med-surgical unit and ICU.

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 (Austin, Owatonna, 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
  • One to two years experience in the care of medical/ surgical inpatients or emergency medicine is preferred.
  • Prefer FNP applicants to have had RN experience in medicine and ICU care.
  • 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
72 to 80

Schedule details
7a to 7p
7p to 7a
3p to 11p
Weekend rotation is every 3rd weekend

Primary site is Austin.
Rotation within the quarterly schedule will include rotations at both Owatonna and Red Wing.

Weekend schedule
7a to 7p
7p to 7a
3p to 11p
Weekend rotation is every 3rd weekend

Primary site is Austin.
Rotation within the quarterly schedule will include rotations at both Owatonna and Red Wing.

International Assignment

Site description
Austin, MN is a community of 22,000, and is surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 45 minutes west of Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing. Upscale community offering many amenities not often found in communities this size. Hormel Foods, a multi-nation food manufacturer and marketer, has its corporate headquarters in Austin.

Aaron Hooks

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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