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Emergency Physicians

Immediate openings for experienced emergency medicine physicians in Minnesota.


EPPA has partnered with CentraCare Health St. Cloud Hospital in its Level II Trauma Center.  We’re looking for experienced board-certified emergency physicians to join our team in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Our physicians receive:

  • Top compensation
  • Generous retirement plan, moving stipend and benefits
  • Physician ownership within two years
  • Attention to work-life balance
  • Exciting leadership opportunities

Join an Award-Winning Team

  • "Top 100" and Magnet Hospital
  • "Best Places to Work in Minnesota" for seven consecutive years, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Make an Impact on Many

  • 12-county area of 690,000 people
  • Over 60,000 Emergency Trauma Center visits a year
  • 39 private patient rooms, with dedicated rooms for children, trauma and psychiatric patients
  • 480-bed hospital facility

Job Description

Essential Role: EPPA emergency physicians provide professional medical services to complement the delivery of primary health care services at EPPA hospital emergency room or clinic; where applicable, provides clinical leadership and supervision of mid-level providers, physician scribes and medical support staff.  Works closely with the EPPA Medical Director and medical support staff to ensure quality of care.

Qualifications:

  1. Understands ethics of confidentiality.
  2. Previous computer experience or training required.
  3. Successful candidate must submit to TB testing and any vaccinations recommended by OSHA Guidelines.

Supervisory Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises assigned mid-level providers in the conduct of clinical care and delegates authority and responsibility when and where needed.
  • Supervises assigned physician scribe in the emergency department or urgent care.
  • Reviews assigned mid-level provider and/or physician scribe patient charts to check for quality of care, completeness and accuracy.
 

Clinical Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Provides medical evaluation, treatment and consultation services to patients of the emergency department or clinic.
  2. Responds to emergencies and answers medical questions.
  3. Obtains and documents, or causes to be obtained and documented; appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family and social history, review of systems, examination, medications and allergies, assessment and plan for each patient.
  4. Provides medical orders for prescriptions, administration of medications, ancillary testing, and/or referrals.
  5. Reviews ancillary test results and coordinates notification to the patient.
  6. Provides patient education as needed.
  7. Answers questions and relays information regarding patient care directly to patients or through clinical staff.
  8. Completes appropriate paperwork to comply with insurance and reimbursement guidelines.
  9. Completes all documentation and paperwork within EPPA guidelines.
 

Administrative Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Works closely with the Medical Director and/or Medical Clinic Director to provide leadership and medical direction for emergency department and /or the clinic.
  2. Attends all staff, clinical, board or other special meetings as requested.
  3. Performs other appropriate duties as requested by supervisors.
  4. Represents EPPA at functions as requested.
  5. Supports the mission of EPPA.
  6. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
 

Medical Administrative Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Communicates with the emergency department and/or clinic partners and patients.
  2. Approves and maintains treatment protocols utilized by mid-level staff.
  3. Assists with orientation and training of midlevel providers.
  4. Reviews an adequate sample of mid-level and physician scribe medical records with particular emphasis on the appropriateness, efficiency, and quality of care provided. When the review of said medical records shows that corrective steps are necessary, physician shall take appropriate corrective steps, in collaboration with the appropriate administrative, supervisory or clinical personnel.
  5. Participates in public relations and community outreach activities, as clinic shall from time to time reasonably request.
  6. Provides assistance with OSHA, emergency preparedness, infection control and regulatory compliance.
 

Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  1. Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy degree required.
  2. Current State of Minnesota MD or DO licensure required.
  3. Current DEA certificate required.
  4. Board Certification in Emergency Medicine.
 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of the position and people in the position.

EPPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Physician Assistants

Exciting opportunities for physician assistants.

Excellent opportunity for EM experienced Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs), physician assistants and nurse practitioners to work rotating shifts within hospital ED and our stand-alone urgent care centers located in the Twin Cities metro area. Emergency Physicians PA (EPPA) is regionally and nationally known for its commitment to providing high quality, emergency patient care.

Our APCs serve as integral members of a multidisciplinary team providing excellence in emergency medical care in a variety of treatment areas including the Emergency Department, Fast Track, and The Urgency Room. In addition, the APC coordinates care with consultant services, recommends follow-up care, facilitates referral to various internal and external facilities and participates in multidisciplinary continuous quality improvement.

Competitive compensation and excellent benefit plan program offered includes health, dental, life, short and long-term disability, long-term care and 401(k).

Job Description

Job Title: Advanced Practice Clinician

Department: Hospitals & Urgency Room

Reports To: Medical Director

Purpose

An Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) is a physician assistant or nurse practitioner who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician. This person may work the setting of a hospital emergency department or in an acute care clinic.

 

Key Result Areas

  • Provides health care services to patients under supervision of a physician
  • Examines patients and performs comprehensive physical examinations
  • Compiles patient medical data, including health history results of physical examination
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, like CT, x-ray, electrocardiogram and additionally laboratory tests and additionally interprets test results for deviations from normal
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, like injections, immunizations, suturing wound care, and also managing infection
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and also assists in provision of continuity of care
  • Prescribes, administers, and dispenses drugs, controlled substances, and medical devices
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens
  • Creates and maintains appropriate patient records
  • Compassionately cares for and communicates with patients, family members, co-workers, and other medical professionals

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Completion of an accredited physician assistant or nursing practitioner program
  • Current licensure with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice or Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification
  • Two or more years of experience working as an APC in a tertiary, high-volume hospital emergency department in which the APC routinely performed typical emergency procedures such as suturing, splinting, wound care, fracture care, and lumbar punctures
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple clinical tasks
  • Consistently demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with patients, patients’ families, physicians, professional associates, and other individuals within the system.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, responsibility, ethical practice, sensitivity to a diverse patient population, and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements. Professionalism that is the expression of positive values and ideals as care is delivered and commitment to ethical principles pertaining to provision or withholding of clinical care, confidentiality of patient information, informs consent, and business practices.
 

Working Conditions

APCs work in a hospital emergency department as well as in an acute care clinic. Both settings provide a comfortable, well-lit environment. The position requires long periods of time sitting and standing as well as the ability to regularly lift up to 30 pounds. The environment includes work with a diverse group of patients with various degrees of illness. APCs are supervised by and work with several group physicians to provide care to patients. Schedules can vary according to practice setting, but may include days, nights, and weekends.

This jobs summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of the position and people in the position.

EPPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Nurse Practitioners

Now hiring nurse practitioners in EPPA locations across Minnesota.


Excellent opportunity for experienced EM experienced Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs), physician assistants or nurse practitioners to work rotating shifts within hospital ED and our stand-alone urgent care centers located in the Twin Cities metro area

Emergency Physicians PA (EPPA) is regionally and nationally known for its commitment to providing high quality, emergency patient care.

Our APCs serve as integral members of a multidisciplinary team providing excellence in emergency medical care in a variety of treatment areas including the Emergency Department, Fast Track, and The Urgency Room. In addition, the APC coordinates care with consultant services, recommends follow-up care, facilitates referral to various internal and external facilities and participates in multidisciplinary continuous quality improvement.

Competitive compensation and excellent benefit plan program offered includes health, dental, life, short and long-term disability, long-term care and 401(k).

Job Description

Job Title: Advanced Practice Clinician

Department: Hospitals & Urgency Room

Reports To: Medical Director

Purpose

An Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) is a physician assistant or nurse practitioner who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician. This person may work the setting of a hospital emergency department or in an acute care clinic.

Key Result Areas

  • Provides health care services to patients under supervision of a physician
  • Examines patients and performs comprehensive physical examinations
  • Compiles patient medical data, including health history results of physical examination
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, like CT, x-ray, electrocardiogram and additionally laboratory tests and additionally interprets test results for deviations from normal
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, like injections, immunizations, suturing wound care, and also managing infection
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and also assists in provision of continuity of care
  • Prescribes, administers, and dispenses drugs, controlled substances, and medical devices
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens
  • Creates and maintains appropriate patient records
  • Compassionately cares for and communicates with patients, family members, co-workers, and other medical professionals

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Completion of an accredited physician assistant or nursing practitioner program
  • Current licensure with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice or Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification
  • Two or more years of experience working as an APC in a tertiary, high-volume hospital emergency department in which the APC routinely performed typical emergency procedures such as suturing, splinting, wound care, fracture care, and lumbar punctures
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple clinical tasks
  • Consistently demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with patients, patients’ families, physicians, professional associates, and other individuals within the system.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, responsibility, ethical practice, sensitivity to a diverse patient population, and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements. Professionalism that is the expression of positive values and ideals as care is delivered and commitment to ethical principles pertaining to provision or withholding of clinical care, confidentiality of patient information, informs consent, and business practices.

Working Conditions

APCs work in a hospital emergency department as well as in an acute care clinic. Both settings provide a comfortable, well-lit environment. The position requires long periods of time sitting and standing as well as the ability to regularly lift up to 30 pounds. The environment includes work with a diverse group of patients with various degrees of illness. APCs are supervised by and work with several group physicians to provide care to patients. Schedules can vary according to practice setting, but may include days, nights, and weekends.

This jobs summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of the position and people in the position.

EPPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Apply Now

 

 

Award Winning Care

Our physicians and hospital partners are regularly recognized for the quality of healthcare we deliver to patients. Here are just a few of the awards our teams and hospital partners have received:

  • Innovation of the Year Award for patient care, Minnesota Hospital Association
  • Top 100 Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics
  • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital

 

Questions

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Practice Locations Across Minnesota:

  • Allina Buffalo Hospital
  • Allina Mercy Hospital
  • Allina Unity Hospital
  • CentraCare Health St. Cloud Hospital
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
  • The Urgency Room

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