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University of Minnesota Physicians and the Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division at the University of Minnesota seek a.8 FTEPhysician Assistant to join theCystic Fibrosis/Lung Transplant Service at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. The PA works in collaboration with physicians, nurses and administrative staff to provide comprehensive health care and plan of care to cystic fibrosis and lung transplant patients.

Practice Details:

Provide primary care, including general medical and non-medical care, for complex patients with cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, and other advanced lung disease before and after lung transplantation forming diagnostic and therapeutic plans independently or with supervision of pulmonary attending when required.
Collaborate with attending physicians, nurse practitioner, nurse coordinators, consultants and members of the multidisciplinary team.
Provide continuity of care to patients with life-long illness and their families through communication, education and discussions or goals of care.
We havea fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EPIC).
Inpatient practice at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and possible post-operative and acute care follow-up in the outpatient clinic on campus 1 day/week, dependent on department needs.
Position will be at .8 FTE (64 hours/pay period) and consists of weekday and weekend shifts per pay period.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to also include generous time off, annual CME allowance, malpractice insurance, a retirement plan and much more.

Position Qualifications:

A qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant trainingprogram. Have a current MNPA license with prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice. Be certified through the NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous inpatient, critical care management experience is preferred. Knowledge of chronic pulmonary illness management desired. Experience in Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Transplantation or Pulmonary Disease or related area highly 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.