Family Medicine - Physician Assistant

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

University of Minnesota Physicians seeks a 0.8 to 1.0 FTE Physician Assistant to join the Weight Management team at the Clinics and Surgery Center.

The new provider will be a member of the Weight Management care team that works under the supervision of licensed physicians to provide comprehensive health care services to patients.  The PA will see patients for consults to discuss the best option for losing weight, whether it be surgery or medical weight management.  The provider will also see medical management patients for follow-up appointments. 

The PA engages in independent decision making about health care needs and provides health care services to individuals throughout their life span.  The PA will provide physical and psychological health assessments, patient education and counseling, order and interpret diagnostic procedures, and manage chronic disease conditions ensuring continuity of care for individuals in the communities served.

Position Qualifications:

A qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited Physician's Assistant program. Have a current PA license with prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice. Be certified through the NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.

New grads may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Outpatient and/or Weight Management experience are preferred.

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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