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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Transplant Nephrology) - Weekends .2 FTE

University of Minnesota Physicians Minneapolis, MN
  • Expired: September 20, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas.  Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

Job Description:

The Specialty Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner cares directly for specialty patients in the inpatient setting. In collaboration with the attending physician and interdisciplinary team, treatment plans are formulated and implemented. Provides medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Coordinates and facilitates the delivery of care to patient and family within a multidisciplinary framework on an inpatient basis. Accepts accountability for maintaining and upgrading practice standards. Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioner also performs minor surgical procedures within their scope and realm of their practice agreement with their supervising physician.

The PA or NP is an experienced member of the health care team who uses advanced practice skill with the supervision/collaboration of licensed physicians to provide comprehensive health care services to patients. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner engages in independent decision making about health care needs and provides health care services to adult individuals throughout their life span. Provides physical and psychological health assessments, patient education and counseling, orders and interprets diagnostic procedures, and manages acute and chronic disease conditions ensuring continuity of care for individuals in the communities served.

This PA/NP role works with a multidisciplinary team at a large transplant center to care for patients admitted to the hospital for complications of end stage renal disease or post kidney or pancreas transplant


1 weekend per month, working 7:00am-3:00pm on Saturday and Sunday


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 or eligible 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/AANP or eligible for ANCC/AANP national exam or through the NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of 1 year experience as an inpatient or ambulatory care PA or NP in Transplant. New graduates with prior Transplant experience as an RN or other allied health professional will be considered.

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.

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EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

UMPhysicians 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.

University of Minnesota Physicians


Minneapolis, MN