Fairview Health Services Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery - Physician Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital Pediatric Heart Center provides expert providers who are leading the way in delivering compassionate comprehensive care for pediatric cardiac patients. The Pediatric Heart Center seeks a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner who will collaborate with Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons to coordinate and facilitate the delivery of care to patients and families within a multidisciplinary framework.

In this role, the Advanced Practice Provider will practice mainly in an inpatient clinical practice setting, providing continuity of care for cardiac patients undergoing cardiac surgery throughout their hospitalization.

The Advanced Practice Provider will complete history and physicals, assist the surgeons in surgery, and provide consultation for the patient through the entire hospital admission.

Other responsibilities include tubes/wires/drain management and discharges follow up.

Staff at the Pediatric Heart Center at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, is comprised of 12 Pediatric Cardiologists, One Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon, and nine Advanced Practice Providers.

The hospital has a dedicated 12 bed Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Hybrid Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Electrophysiology Laboratory, and Cardiac Operating Room.

Call is required for this position.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to also include generous time off, annual CME allowance, malpractice insurance, a retirement plan, and much more.

Nurse Practitioner Qualifications: A qualified NP candidate will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal 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/PNCB and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to obtain and/or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota.

Physician Assistant Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Have a current PA license with prescriptive authority through the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Be eligible or certified through NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to obtain and/or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota.

Preferred PA and NP Qualifications: Experience in a Peds and/or Cardiovascular procedural setting is preferred.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.