St Marys - Detroit Lakes Clinic
11600 Geriatric Spec Clinic
Utilizes advanced health assessment, knowledge, and decision making skills, works independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals. Provides health care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. They may care for patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly as noted in age-related category and area of expertise.
Master's degree in nursing
Detroit Lakes, MN
We are seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant (adult-geriatrics trained/certified preferred) to join our Eldercare team in providing exceptional healthcare to our adult patient population; the position will be based in Detroit Lakes. Our collegial Eldercare group is innovative, quality-focused and driven to provide exceptional care for both the patient and their families. Our team currently consists of one (1) physician and three (3) advanced practice clinicians. Step into a busy and growing practice that allows you to be an engaged and appreciated member of an outstanding team-based model of care.
1.0 FTE, full-time status
Clinical hours are Mon-Fri typically between 8a-5p
Provide services to seniors in the transitional care units, nursing home/LTC facilities and assisted living campuses
May be scheduled up to 1 week per month in the hospital to see adult and geriatric patients under the direction of the Hospitalist MD
8-10 patients per day in nursing home/assisted living settings
Future ability to establish an outpatient geriatrics clinic
Call rotation is 1:3 weekday nights and weekend /holiday telephone call; must be able to respond within 30 minutes via telephone. Excess call compensation is available if less than 4 providers in the call rotation.
Must be able to conduct advance care planning with elders & families and provide education to nursing home staff.
Must have the ability to work independently off-site without direct supervision of MD and work well with facility leadership and Medical Director on processes and quality improvement.
New graduates will be considered if able to demonstrate passion and experience with elders.
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant utilizes advanced health assessment, knowledge, and decision-making skills, while working both independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals. The NP/PA will provide health care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. They may care for patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly as noted in age-related category and area of expertise. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.
Master’s or Doctorate degree in Nurse Practitioner or Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Physician Assistant program from an accredited program/institution.
Adult-Geriatrics trained/certified or willingness to obtain is preferred
Current licensure as a registered nurse in appropriate states (if NP).
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in appropriate states.
Current certification in CPR
National certification, in applicable area.
Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice.
For more information, contact:
Tori Benders| 701.364.3320| Tori.Benders@EssentiaHealth.org
Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
Day/Eve Rotation (United States of America)
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