Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Collaborative Care Psychiatry

University of Minnesota Physicians
Lauderdale, MN
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.

Join us on a mission to advance medicine.

University of Minnesota Physicians is seeking 1 board certified / board eligible advanced practice nurse (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist) or Physician Assistant with experience and a strong interest in providing general outpatient psychiatric care to patients.In this practice, the PMHNP or PA will provide psychiatry services in support of the M Health Fairview Collaborative Care Psychiatry model. In this model, Fairview primary care providers (PCPs) refer patients to the PMHNP or PA based on diagnostic questions, complexity or instability and the need for a specialty consultation. The PMHNP or PA sees the patients for a diagnostic evaluation and the option for one or more additional follow-up appointments to initiate /stabilize meds as needed. Most patients are then returned to the referring PCP for ongoing primary psychiatric management. In addition, the psychiatric provider is available for provider- to- provider consultations both face to face and via the shared EMR.This is an innovative, rewarding practice that we believe is the future for caring for the mental health needs of the patients in the communities we serve.

In this role, you will:

• Join a team of Psychiatrists and APRNs serving them M Health Fairview Clinic System at one of our several hub locations.• Participate in regular consultation meetings with Psychiatrists

• Have access to a Behavioral Health Clinician and Specialty Mental Health Provider network to support the behavioral health needs of your patients.• Use an efficient and fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EPIC).

Your Schedule:

• Schedule details: M-F. Flexible hours• Call Frequency: No Call at this time• Openings: 1.0 FTE

What We Offer

We're proud to offer competitive salary and a market leading benefits package to support our employees and their families. Our benefits package was recently recognized for its appealing and inclusive nature. Some important highlights include:• Comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans• Best in industry 401K employer contribution• As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program• CME reimbursement, concierge services and a well-being allowance

We're Looking For a PA or NP Who Is:
  • A graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or formal Psychiatry Mental Health Nurse Practitioner training program.
  • Eligible or is certified through NCCPA, ANCC or AANP.
  • Licensed or eligible to acquire a license and prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice (PAs) or MN APRN license or eligible to acquire a license and prescriptive authority through MN Board of Nursing (NP's).
  • Able to meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 2 years of APRN or PA practice experience in psychiatric clinical practice is preferred.
  • Licensed and experienced in treating pediatric patients is also preferred, but not required.

M Health Fairview 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.

M Health Fairview is one of the largest providers of behavioral health services in the Upper Midwest. We offer a wide range of adult and child/adolescent services that includes: inpatient, behavioral emergency center, partial hospitalization, outpatient clinics, counseling centers, chemical dependency programs, and day treatment programs. In addition, our psychiatrists have access to consultation, collaborative management or referral with University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Physicians and Behavioral Healthcare Providers.

About our Community

We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report ( . The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems ( , a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!
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  • Greater Minneapolis - St. Paul Metropolitan Area


M Physicians 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Company Overview:

At University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) , we are on a mission to deliver exceptional patient care, advance medicine through research, and train the next generation of health professionals.

M Physicians is the multi-specialty group practice for the University of Minnesota Medical School faculty clinicians, community-practice clinicians, advanced practice providers, and healthcare professionals. We serve the land grant mission of the University by providing high quality specialty and primary care, innovative and leading-edge cures and treatments, and access to the latest evidence-based care to patients across the state of Minnesota and beyond.

Employment Update:

As an organization deeply rooted in our community, it's our responsibility to protect the wellbeing of our teams, provide a safe and healthy environment for those we serve, and to set an example for our neighbors.

We take our obligation to care for our patients seriously. That is why M Physicians is requiring all employees, providers, learners and volunteers to receive an annual Flu vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation or exemption is granted.

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