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Mayo Clinic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Gen Surgery & Trauma 24/7 in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Surgery

Position description

The Department of Surgery is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (NP/PA) for a position in Trauma and General Surgery who will work in collaboration with consultants, fellows/residents, nursing and other staff to provide high quality inpatient care. The NP/PA will maintain continuity of patient care by managing hospital admissions and discharges, as well as assist in the pre-operative and post-operative management of adult general surgery, trauma and clinic patients. Candidates hired into this role will have the opportunity to partner with adult acute care general and trauma surgeons to manage both general surgery and trauma adult hospitalized patients. The division of trauma, critical care and general surgery at the Mayo clinic hospitals is well known for providing high quality care to patients at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Our main services include: Emergency surgery for injured and acutely ill patients; Intensive care for critically ill patients following injury or surgery; Elective surgery to adult patients.

Staff surgeons perform more than 3,100 surgical procedures annually. Mayo Clinic trauma surgeons have special expertise in trauma surgery and advanced training in surgical critical care. Mayo Clinic emphasizes a team care approach. Together, the team provides high-quality care around the clock to patients in the operating room, the intensive care unit and other hospital nursing units. The trauma, critical care and general surgery hospitalist group is seeking an individual who is interested in becoming part of a team of highly trained NP/PAs who enjoy working with a challenging group of patients in a setting that is dedicated to providing top quality care while fostering independence and empowerment. The trauma, critical care and general surgery division provides for many challenges and rewards. The NP/PA staff is empowered to assist with development and implementation of standardized patient pathways to enhance patient care delivery. There are ongoing opportunities to become involved in shaping the experience, quality and transformation of patient care at the Mayo clinic hospital, Saint Mary's campus. Provision of care includes, but is not limited to: comprehensive physical assessment; order, conduct and interpretation of diagnostic tests; assist with minor procedures; order diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; respond to acute trauma ER activations, and initiate treatment in collaboration with staff TCGS surgeons. Responsible for prescribing pharmacologic agents and treatments. Current duties do not include OR responsibilities however, there may be future opportunities for this. Educating and counseling patients, their families or significant others is an important part of the role. A high level of autonomy is expected.


Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and nurse practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN license and certification, or eligible to be certified, as an FNP, ANP or ACNP;

or Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by the NCCPA and registration as a PA by the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice. The NP/PA must be eligible for DEA registration.

Additional qualifications

Previous experience in general surgery, trauma or acute care is preferred, but new graduates will be considered. Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.

External candidates: Please submit resume and 2 letters of reference. If internal to Mayo, please attach your three most recent ePraisals

Exemption status Exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approximately $4,387.20, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details

12 hour shifts. 6:00am-6:00pm or 6:00pm to 6:00am. Weekend rotations and night shifts required.

Weekend schedule Weekend rotations and night shifts required.

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Category Advanced Practitioner/Provider

Career profile Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant

Job posting number 138155BR

Recruiter Jessica Larson

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.