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Mayo Clinic

Barron, WI
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NP or PA Surgical - Orthopedics Job

Location: Barron, WI, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Orthopedic Department

A Life-Changing Career

Responsibilities: Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS)-Northland, a 23-bed hospital in Barron, WI seeks a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to help build the Orthopedic Department. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will work in a one-to-one relationship with a general Orthopedic Surgeon, treating adults and children in both clinical and surgical practice.

The Orthopedic Department at MCHS-Northland is a developing practice that is part of the larger MCHS Northwest Wisconsin (NWWI) Regional Orthopedic Department, which includes an additional general orthopedic practice (Menomonie, WI) and a larger sub-specialized orthopedic practice (Eau Claire, WI). The NWWI Regional Orthopedic Department is also closely tied with the Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Department in Rochester, MN.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will work in collaboration and/or under the supervision and direction of the physician to provide care that is timely, effective, efficient, safe, equitable and patient centered. They will treat patients in the hospital and clinic setting. Perform in the role of surgical first assistant in the OR. Work in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to provide comprehensive assessment; orders and interprets diagnostic tests; prescribes pharmacological agents and non-pharmacological treatments and therapies; promotes wellness and prevention; performs teaching and counseling for patients and families; assesses patient needs; develops treatment plans, implements and evaluates results; communicates with the healthcare team, patients, families, (employers, insurers, agencies, etc. as appropriate) to coordinate a patient centered plan of care. Applies principles of continuous improvement to all aspects of the job performance.

Qualifications: For Nurse Practitioner: Current prescriptive authority in the state of Wisconsin (APNP certification). Prefer experience treating orthopedic conditions and/or surgical first assisting experience. Allied Health Privileges within 3 months of hire.

For Physician Assistant: Eligible for Allied Health Privileges at our organization. Prescriptive Authority in the State of Wisconsin (WI Board of Medical Examiners and DEA).

Additional Qualifications: Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred. Basic computer knowledge. Specialty (or sub-specialty) physical examination, diagnosis and treatment skills for Orthopedics patients (ex. general, hand, sports). Pleasant disposition; ability to get along well with other people, perform the range of duties in a variety of work settings, perform well in stressful situations and to work effectively as part of an integrated health care team. Problem-solver; solution seeker. Ability and willingness to learn new skills and methods. Effective communication skills (written and verbal). Proven dependability. Basic improvement concepts and techniques. Flexibility to meet department needs.

License or Certification:

For Nurse Practitioner: Active Wisconsin RN license or eligibility to practice professional nursing in the state of Wisconsin. National Certification (e.g. ANCC or AANP). Current BLS Certification.

For Physician Assistant: Current Wisconsin Physician Assistant license. Current Certification:National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant. Current BLS Certification.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Exempt
Hours/Pay Period: Full Time
Schedule Details:
Position includes clinic, OR, hospital rounding, and on call responsibilities. Clinic and OR hours may vary between 7:00am-5:00pm. Call is evenly distributed on a yearly basis. NP/PA’s do not take primary call on night and weekends, but are expected to be available. Travel to an outreach clinic may be expected.

Weekend Schedule: Call does include nights and weekends.. The call schedule is generally set one year out.

Recruiter: Susan Horne

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career. We invite you to join our diverse team as we provide health, hope and healing to people from all walks of life.

Site Description: Barron, population 3,300 and neighboring Rice Lake, population 8,300 have everything from pristine lakes, nature trails and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. But best of all–and for those seeking peace and quiet—a great place to go to just relax. Recreational activities of our Northland area are numerous: fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, premier golf courses, snowmobiling, skiing, hockey, curling, bowling, roller skating and stock car racing, along with social and cultural events. Barron and Rice Lake offer the best of small town living with big city accessibility being located 55 miles north of Eau Claire, WI, and 100 miles northeast of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Advanced Practitioner/Provider, Nursing
Job Posting Number: 76067BR

Date: Mar 10, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Hayward
Nearest Secondary Market: Duluth - Superior

Job Segment: Orthopedic, Medical, Surgery, Patient Care, Registered Nurse, Healthcare