Vascular Surgery - Nurse Practitioner

Facility: University of Minnesota Physicians 
Address: 720 University Ave SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55730 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Vascular 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
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Opportunity Description

The Division of Vascular Surgery at University of Minnesota seeks 1 board-eligible / board certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join their clinical practice at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and outreach clinics.

This is a tremendous opportunity to practice independently, while being part of a renowned vascular care team - which consists of vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, residents, fellows, nursing staff and registered vascular technologists - at a dynamic academic medical center setting.  The division is looking for a motivated NP who is driven to be a leader in the field.

In this role, the NP will:

Practice in a combined inpatient and outpatient clinical practice setting.

Responsibilities will include daily in-patient ward rounds with resident team. 

Optimization of care plan, algorithm development, and coordination of hospital discharge.  

Evaluate and treat new vascular patients independently in the clinic setting.

Refer patients to the appropriate vascular surgeons within the department and/or other specialists accordingly. 

Extremity wound care – debridement, dressing, VAC placement, and Unna’s Boot placement would be beneficial.

Educate patients and families regarding disease process, interventions, and postoperative or post-procedure care.

Actively participate in staff education, research, conferences and administration activities.

Practice Site: University of Minnesota Medical Center 

Position Qualifications:

A qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Nurse Practitioner training program. Have a current MN APRN license and be approved or eligible by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges. Be certified through ANCC or eligible for ANCC national exam  and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous patient care experience in a surgical specialty is preferred. Ideal candidate would have 3 years of vascular surgery experience. Open to new graduate NPs with RN experience in vascular surgery.  

Location Description

With 22 lakes in the city limits alone, Minneapolis combines a lush green environment with cosmopolitan sophistication. Music, theater and world-class art, history and culture museums thrive here alongside abundant sports and recreation opportunities. Annual events bring community members together--such as the summer Aquatennial, the Twin Cities Marathon-held during the first weekend in October, and the Holidazzle Parade held each evening between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Sidewalk dining, abundant shopping, educational excellence and economic vitality combine to make Minneapolis an attractive city in which to live and work.


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Contact: Emily Scholtes 
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