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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Nursing Home New

Mankato, MN

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Hiring Company

Mayo Clinic


Position Description

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Nursing Home

Provider will cover the full spectrum of care in the nursing home setting, follow care structure of the nursing home model and participate in regional collaborative partnership with other Mayo Clinic Health System sites / partners as needed.

  • The position is part of Family Medicine Department; hours will be split between Le Sueur and Waseca.
  • The focus of the APP in the nursing home setting is to keep the resident in their care setting and ensure their care plan stays in place, which reduces unnecessary trips to the ER and hospital readmissions.
  • Scope of practice consists primarily of our geriatric population.

 Services provided:

  • Primary care provided in the nursing home setting for Mayo's Family Medicine and Internal Medicine patients in SWMN region's area nursing homes.
  • Transitional care unit rounding in SWMN region's area nursing home setting
  • Acute visits in the nursing home setting for our region.
  • Rotate required Medicare rounding with primary care physicians in the nursing home setting for our region
  • Primary care provider for residents in the nursing home and ensuring all paperwork, phone calls and care plans are addressed.
  • Call for nursing home sites within our region
  • This will also require a secondary license for Iowa to rotate / provide call as we have 1 Iowa nursing home site; can apply after hire
  • Anticoagulation services in the nursing home setting (POC) certification is required, must be obtained within 18 months).
  • Electronic charting at time of visit
  • Primary contact for dedicated nursing home sites within our region
  • Collaborate with the residents' primary care provider on residents' care plan
  • Provide care plan services that align with our organization's quality metrics or other priority initiatives in the nursing home setting
  • Provide nurse education / teaching in the nursing home setting

Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioner - Master's degree in nursing required, Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) preferred or Clinical Nurse Specialist - Master's degree in nursing required or Physician Assistant - requires completion of a baccalaureate degree and an accredited physician assistant educational program, Master's degree preferred.

Certification by a national nurse certification organization acceptable to the Minnesota Board of Nursing required. Physician Assistant (PA) certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. 

License or Certification:

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Registered Nursing (RN) License or Physician Assistant (PA) license in state of Minnesota and NCCPA certification required.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).  Currently possess or ability to obtain DEA. Anticoagulation certification required can obtain after hire and Iowa license required to be able to participate in Call rotation (we have Iowa nursing home sites).

Exemption status: Exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Schedule: Full Time

Schedule Details:

This will vary, but we will work with the new NP / PA-C on schedule to help establish required contact hours and non-clinic time per patient volume requirements and patient complexity ratings; weekly contact hours reflect 32 to 35 patient contact hours in the nursing home setting and 5 to 8 hours non visit care time (administrative time) each week.

Weekend Schedule: N/A

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.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).



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