Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Infectious Disease
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

Practice Details:

University of Minnesota Physicians seeks a Certified Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Practitioner to join University of Minnesota Infectious Diseases and International Medicine team.

  • This is an outpatient practice based at the M Health Fairview Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis.
  • This position will see new patients, urgent walk-in and same day/next day appointments, partnering with supervising physician.
  • New visits will include latent tuberculosis infection, sexually transmitted disease treatment and screening, pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis, post-exposure prophylaxis, uncomplicated viral hepatitis and C difficile infections and MRSA furunculosis and decolonization.
  • Will see patients for follow-up appointments for chronic conditions and post-hospitalization discharges.
  • The PA or NP is an experienced member of the health care team who uses advanced practice skill with the supervision/collaboration of licensed physicians to provide comprehensive health care services to patients. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner engages in independent decision making about health care needs and provides health care services to adult individuals throughout their life span. Provides physical and psychological health assessments, patient education and counseling, orders and interprets diagnostic procedures, and manages acute and chronic disease conditions ensuring continuity of care for individuals in the communities served.
  • Schedule is primarily days.

Income Details:

  • Market competitive salary guarantee
  • Comprehensive benefits package: generous time off, annual CME allowance, malpractice insurance, retirement contributions & more.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Adult Practitioner training program or a graduate of an accredited Physician's Assistant program.
  • Current MN RN license and be approved or eligible by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges; or a current PA license with prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice. Be certified through ANCC/AANP or eligible for ANCC/AANP national exam or through the NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional collaboration abilities
  • Understands and places importance on patient care/service
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Education focused and a creative problem-solver

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.

Community Information:

At the M Health Fairview Clinics and Surgery Center, patients can expect a new and extraordinary experience when they visit our clinics and surgery center. With a wide range of specialists located in one, easy to access location, the space is designed for collaboration and allow our care teams to work together in new ways to meet each patient's unique needs.
Patients experience the same innovative care from world-renowned specialists, but benefit from an enhanced environment and services including: Extended clinic hours, convenient scheduling. easy check-in and check-out, including eCheck-In from home via MyChart, Stress-free parking with our improved valet parking service. Within the Clinics and Surgery Center, we have both freestanding and hospital-based clinics, which are part of University of Minnesota Medical Center. The hospital-based clinics are noted in each clinic listing below.

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

UMPhysicians is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Military Friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Job Summary
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As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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