Nurse Practitioner NP / Physician Assistant PA - Casual Hem/Onc Hospitalist at University of Minnesota Medical Center (University of Minnesota Physicians)
University of Minnesota Physicians seeks 1 Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for the Hematology / Oncology Hospitalist Team at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview.
The Certified NP/PA works in collaboration with physicians, nurses and administrative staff to provide comprehensive health care to adult hematology and oncology patients. The NP/PA will engage in independent decision making about health care needs; managing the care of patients hospitalized with complex acute health problems. Diagnose, prescribe medications and interventions, order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests, coordinate the interdisciplinary health care team, plan and coordinate patients' discharge, rehabilitation, home health care and follow-up; ensuring continuity of care for individuals within the hospital setting.
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- Participate in daily rounding of hematology-oncology patients on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (optional).
- 10 hour shifts (7am-5pm) Saturdays and Sundays. 8 hour shift on Mondays (optional).
- Open to applicants who can work every/other weekend.
- Collaborate with attending physicians, hospitalists, NP/PAs, consultants and members of the multidisciplinary team.
- Responsible for afternoon weekend admissions and scheduled Monday admissions.
A qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Adult Practitioner training program or a graduate of an accredited Physician's Assistant program. Have a current MN RN license and be approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges or a current PA license with prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice. Be certified through ANCC or through the NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
Previous inpatient / hospitalist experience is preferred.
University of Minnesota Physicians is a premier multi-specialty physician organization dedicated to providing quality patient-focused care. Our group medical practice is made up of physicians who are also faculty members at the University of Minnesota Medical School. The Medical School's research facilities and teaching resources combined with the clinical practice provide us the platform to specialize in breakthroughs.
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