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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - In-Patient Psychiatry

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Le Sueur
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report ), ranked in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges - one patient at a time.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Psychiatry and Psychology department is seeking a Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant (NP / PA) to join our comprehensive care team to meet the needs of high acuity psychiatric patients on our 11 bed inpatient psychiatric unit. The care team consists of two inpatient psychiatrists and two nurse practitioners who work a 7 on/ 7 off schedule. This position requires a motivated individual who will seek out clinical autonomy with support of team members.

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a talented and caring NP / PA to join a dedicated multidisciplinary group. The successful candidate will serve a vital function in the Department of Psychiatry & Psychology at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, MN providing inpatient care and emergent care to our patients.

Join a positive, patient-focused environment where you and the physicians' become partners and mutual advisors. With supervision and management by both physicians and other NPs / PAs, you are supported by people who understand your professional needs and goals.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate interest and comfort in working with patients with Psychiatric illness. We expect this candidate to have an interest to learn/ be comfortable with psychiatric conditions and their management.

The scope of work will involve working as an integral team member of a multidisciplinary team.


  • 1-2 yeas' Advance Practice Provider in-patient behavioral Health experience.
  • Physician Assistant Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ)Required:
    • Psychiatric-Mental Health NP Certification (PMHNP-BC)
    • Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner. Current Minnesota RN and APRN license and certification as a FNP or ANP. Doctorate preferred.
    • Or graduation of an accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by NCCPA and licensure as a PA by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.External Applicants: To be considered for this position please upload 2-3 letters of reference with online application.

      Mayo Clinic Employees: To be considered for this position please upload last 3 performance appraisals.

      Additional qualifications
      Special Skills: Possess ability to work independently/autonomously and interdependently with other health care professionals. Have extensive patient assessment skills using diagnostic methods and instruments and passes ability to develop appropriate plan of care, modifying as indicated. Possess effective communication skills and interpersonal skills with patients, families and members of health care team.

      Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Basic computer knowledge.

      License or certification
      Current Minnesota RN and APRN license and certification as a FNP or ANP.

      Or current PA certification by NCCPA and licensure as a PA by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

      Must be eligible for DEA registration and billing privileges.

      BLS certification required.

      Exemption status

      Benefits eligible

      Full Time

      Hours / Pay period

      Schedule details
      7 on/7 off schedule

      Weekend schedule
      7 on/7 off schedule

      International Assignment

      Site description
      Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.

      Latasha Perkins

      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.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - In-Patient Psychiatry, Healthcare , Le Sueur, Minnesota

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