Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Stroke) - 1.0 FTE - $10,000 Sign On Bonus
University of Minnesota Physicians
Location: Edina, Minnesota
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: R0018125
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Join us on a mission to advance medicine.
The Stroke Program at the University of Minnesota seeks 1 board-eligible / board-certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) to join a dynamic group of seven specialist stroke APPs. This is a 1.0 FTE position.
Our stroke team provides longitudinal stroke care at two comprehensive stroke centers, the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Southdale Hospital, from the Emergency Department stroke code activation through discharge. Additionally, the team uses telemedicine to provide expert stroke care throughout the state. Our mission also includes leading stroke education efforts and advancing stroke treatment through innovative quality improvement and clinical research. APPs are integrated members of the academic stroke team, attending and participating in educational conferences.
* Practice in both the inpatient and ambulatory setting. APPs have the opportunity for independent practice in conjunction with 24-7 fellowship-trained physician specialist collaborators.
* Evaluate and treat stroke patients with a focus on emergent stroke interventions, diagnostic stroke evaluation, and secondary stroke prevention.
* Use telestroke to perform clinical care at remote partnering hospitals.
* 10 hour day shifts with rotating weekends.
We're Looking For a PA or NP Who Is:
A graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or formal Adult Nurse Practitioner training program.
Eligible or is certified through NCCPA, ANCC or AANP.
Licensed or eligible to acquire a license and prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice (PAs) or MN APRN license or eligible to acquire a license and prescriptive authority through MN Board of Nursing (NP's).
Able to meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges.
Ability to work both independently and in teams, including those located at remote hospitals.
Proficiency with using electronic medical records and chart documentation.
* Previous stroke care experience or neurology training is preferred, however, otherwise excellent candidates who are enthusiastic about neurology and stroke are encouraged to apply. Please consider including a cover letter to further define your interest in stroke care.
* An interest in teaching and education opportunities
* An interest in local research including the opportunity to present one's findings at local and national conferences.
* A desire to participate in and enroll patients in important clinical trials testing new stroke treatment
* Basic Life Support
* Emergency Neurological Life Support
* Modified Rankin
* Good Clinical Practice and Human Research Protections for Biomedical Study Teams
* NIH Stroke Scale
*Recognition of a neurologic emergency
*Expertise in differential diagnosis
*Accurate NIHSS assessment in person and via telemedicine video call
*Neuroimaging proficiency regarding neurologic emergencies such as stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, hydrocephalus
*Collaborative stroke code management with members of stroke, endovascular and emergency department teams
*Working collaboratively in a team environment
What We Offer
We're proud to offer competitive salary and a market leading benefits package to support our employees and their families. Our benefits package was recently recognized for its appealing and inclusive nature. Some important highlights include:
Comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans
Best in industry 401K employer contribution
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
CME reimbursement, concierge services and a well-being allowance
Additional information on our benefits can be found here.
About our Community
We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems, a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a physician-led multi-specialty group practice. We are committed to patient care, teaching and research, with employment opportunities either as a faculty physician at the University of Minnesota Medical School, community-employed physician or advanced practice provider throughout our partnerships with health systems across Minnesota.