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Fairview Northland Medical Center Hospitalist Team, which currently consists of four physicians, seeks a Physician Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner to join their Hospitalist team. Hospitalists round on inpatients and patients on Observation status, provide consult services to Surgical colleagues in the hospital and take un-assigned patients from the Emergency Room.

Typical day shift workload will include rounding, admits, and consultation for co-management of surgical patients as requested. Typical night shift workload will include admits, cross-cover, and preparation for discharge during overnight shifts, with occasional discharges or rounding on overnight shifts. Overnight provider is also expected to provide telephone coverage for calls from Nursing home nurses for Nursing home residents who are covered by Fairview Geriatric services. Provider is expected to be competent in management of inpatients including children, healthy newborns, adults and co-management of critically ill adults with a Physician.

Practice Details:

Current average hospitalist census: 13 per day (expected to grow)
Admit approximately 3-6 patients per overnight shift
Collaborate with local hospitalist Physician (on-site during days/evenings, available by pager call overnight), TeleICU Critical Care physicians (located at Fairview Southdale hospital), and local ER Physician who is present on-site 24 hours/day.
Patients consist of 90% adults, 10% pediatrics (about 100-120 pediatric hospitalizations per year).
Anticipated work schedule: 4 week rotation working every other week alternating between a week of consecutive 9 am to 7 pm shifts, then a week off, then a week of consecutive 9 pm to 7 am shifts, then a week off. Schedule is subject to change over time.

Fairview Northland Medical Centeris a 54-bed licensed facility offering a full range of primary and specialty care services to the 100,000+ population of Princeton, Minnesota and surrounding communities.

Outpatient specialties include: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Sports Medicine, General Surgery, Cardiology, Allergy, ENT,Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Urology
Average number of surgical cases annually: 3,100
Average number of Emergency Department visits annually: 18,000
Number of deliveries annually: 530
We have a fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EPIC).
Excellent supportive team. Community supported hospital, with resources of a large organization.

Position Qualifications:

A qualified PA candidate will be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Be eligible or have a current PA license with prescriptive authority through the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Be certified through the NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to obtain and/or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota. Maintain certification in ACLS, PALS (or equivalent), and NRP. Prior hospitalist experience is preferred.

A qualified NP candidate will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Family Nurse Practitioner training program. Have a current Minnesota APRN license and be approved or eligible by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges. Be eligible or certified through ANCC / AANP and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to obtain and/or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota. Maintain certification in ACLS, PALS (or equivalent), and NRP. Prior hospitalist experience is preferred.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitalsincluding an academic medical center and long-term care hospitalserving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota. Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairviews 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.