Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
M Health Fairview seeks casual APPs for our newly opened unit at Fairview Southdale Hospital.
Job Summary : The Advanced Practice Practitioner will be part of a team of interdisciplinary mental health providers in caring for acute mental health issues that come to the EmPATH unit (Emergency Psychiatric Assessment Treatment and Healing). The EmPATH unit is a unique, innovative unit that will use various methods to help those in crisis. Basic responsibilities will include determining best level of care for patients, providing acute treatment for occurring crisis and assisting with discharge planning when needed. The APP will also work closely with the Emergency Department (ED) providers in supporting the mental health patients in the ED.
Provides evaluation and treatment of patients appropriate for the EmPATH unit by:
Completes comprehensive mental health evaluation of patient;
Completes comprehensive substance use disorder assessment;
Provides basic alcohol and opioid withdrawal treatment;
Completes a differential diagnosis of patients condition;
Formulates, implements, and monitors treatment plan;
Integrates discharge planning throughout the patients stay;
Performs basic physical exams with medicine support as needed.
Provides psychiatric consultation both-in person on-site and via telemedicine system-wide.
Responsible to provide or coordinate communication between the interdisciplinary team involved in providing care to the patient.
Contributes to effective and efficient practice management and responsibilities:
Performs timely documentation in the electronic medical record;
Meets workload standards for unit;
Maintains adequate knowledge of billing policies to support billing for professional services
Malpractice insurance provided
Graduate of an accredited Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner training program
BC/BE with ANCC or AANP
RN/APRN licensed with Minnesota Board of Nursing
Ability to obtain and /or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota.
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.