Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: May 9, 2022
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Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS) in Eau Claire, WI, seeks a Nurse
Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join their Orthopedic
Center's Hand Division. The Hand Division currently consists of two
fellowship-trained Hand surgeons and two established Physician
Assistants. We are actively recruiting for an additional surgeon.
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will work with the
hand team in both clinical and surgical practice. Assessment and
treatment of adult and pediatric patients is expected.
The Eau Claire Orthopedic Center is sub-specialized, dynamic, and
expanding practice with over twenty-six providers in total,
including 13 Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants.
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. Treats patients in the
hospital and clinic setting. Performs in the role of surgical first
assistant in the OR. Works 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.
Nurse Practitioner: Current prescriptive authority in the state of
Wisconsin (APNP certification). Certification as a Family Nurse
Practitioner Prefer experience treating orthopedic conditions
and/or surgical first assisting experience. Allied Health
Privileges within 3 months of hire. Licensure must allow NP to see
patients from pediatrics through geriatrics.
Physician Assistant: Eligible for Allied Health Privileges at our
organization. Prescriptive Authority in the State of Wisconsin (WI
Board of Medical Examiners and DEA).
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English both written
and verbal. Additional languages preferred. Basic computer
knowledge. Specialty (or sub-specialty) physical examination,
diagnosis and treatment skills for Orthopedics patients preferred.
Ability to work well with diverse professionals as part of an
integrated health care team, perform the range of duties in a
variety of work settings, and perform well in stressful situations.
Ability and willingness to learn new skills and methods. Proven
dependability. Basic improvement concepts and techniques.
Flexibility to meet department needs.
License or certification
For Nurse Practitioner: Active Wisconsin RN license and Advance
Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP) authority or eligibility to
practice professional nursing in the state of Wisconsin. National
Certification (e.g. ANCC or AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Current BLS Certification.
For Physician Assistant: Current Wisconsin Physician Assistant
license. Current Certification: National Commission on
Certification of Physician Assistant. Current BLS
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with
internal equity when job offers are extended.
Hours / Pay period
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.
Call approximately is 1 in 10, and does include nights and
weekends. These are evenly distributed throughout the year. The
call schedule is generally set one year out.
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000
students at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Strong schools,
low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected.
With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as
the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro
area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health
System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in
Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 5 for Hospitals in
Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022).
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.
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