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Allina Health

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

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Employer
Allina Health
Posted
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Closes
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Location
St Paul MN
Category
Employment Status

Further information

Introduction

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn.,  is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year. With 3,400 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital has earned a reputation for excellence in patient care and state-of-the-art facilities, including innovative programs such as the John Nasseff Heart Hospital and John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute.

United Hospital is proud to be recognized as an ANCC Magnet Hospital.

An established, award-winning Electronic Medical Record is utilized.


Responsibilities

  • Provide patient care through assessment, evaluation and treatment / referral.
  • Partner with anesthesiologist to assist with interventional procedures / sedation, office visits, phone triage; coverage rotation for inpatient pain consult service with expansion to weekend rotation. 
  • Includes on-call rotation in clinic.  

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • PA: Masters degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • NP: Masters in Nursing.
  • Minimum 2 years practicing as a PA / NP.
  • Experience with chronic pain management preferred.
  • Licensure / Certifications: ACLS, BLS, Medical Terminology required.
  • License Required: PA: current PA MN registration, PA certification by NCCPA. NP: current MN RN license, certification as adult NP. Both roles MN prescriptive authority and DEA.

Skills:

  • Advanced physical and psychosocial health assessment skills; sound knowledge of chronic pain and related diagnostic and clinical therapies; ability to teach patients; excellent communication / interpersonal skills. 

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Full time (40 hours per week).
  • Day shift; Monday - Friday.
  • Approximately every 6th weekend.
  • Non-contract. 

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater (home to Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion"), the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune


Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


 

Allina Health

At Allina Health, we’re here to care for, guide, inspire and comfort the millions of patients we see each year at our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and through a wide variety of specialty care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.