Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine at Children’s Minnesota aims to treat and prevent acute, chronic and procedural pain and provide holistic, interdisciplinary care for children and teens with life-limiting conditions and their families in the hospital, clinic, and at home. We seek a full-time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (NP or CNS) to join our expanding department.
The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team that includes physicians, MD fellows, advanced practice registered nurses, nurses, social workers, psychologists, child life specialist, massage therapists and integrative medicine specialists to provide comprehensive pain & palliative care including symptom management. The APRN would join our team in caring for children in both the Minneapolis and St. Paul Children’s hospitals. It would be desirable for the applicant to have clinical experience in intensive care or oncology. Experienced candidates with solid skills in caring for children with chronic complex medical conditions may also apply and would be trained through our program. This position includes on-call responsibilities on a rotating basis with the other clinicians. Good communication skills, flexibility and a desire to learn together with the interdisciplinary team are a must. Qualifications include: •Bachelor's degree in nursing; Master's or higher degree in nursing. •Current MN RN license (or eligibility) •Current Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist certification or Nurse Practitioner certification required.
The Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care, and Integrative Medicine at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest freestanding pediatric health care systems in the United States, with more than 5,000 employees (including over 220 credentialed APRN’s), 429 staffed beds (50% of those in intensive care) at its two hospitals in St. Paul and Minneapolis and 26 primary and specialty clinics throughout the Twin Cities (3.5 million inhabitants in the metro area). An independent, not-for-profit health care system, Children’s of Minnesota provides care through more than 14,600 inpatient admissions, 20,800 surgical cases, 8,800 home visits, and more than 96,200 emergency room and 314,000 clinic visits every year. www.amazingis.org We opened a unique, one-of-a-kind 10,000 square foot “Healing Environment” Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine Clinic and the candidates office would be located there: https://vimeo.com/122654881
Children’s Minnesota received the “Childkind International” Designation for our strong commitment to pain prevention and management and the Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine program was the recipient of the “Clinical Centers of Excellence in Pain Management Award” by the American Pain Society. We also received the distinguished Circle of Life award (sponsored by the American Hospital Association).
For consideration, please send your detailed cover letter and resume/CV to to: Ryan Berreth, Administrator of Physician and APP Recruitment, Ryan.Berreth@childrensMN.org, (612) 813-8125. We invite you to explore our website at www.childrensMN.org for additional information about Children's. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
FUN FACTS about the progressive Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minnesota: •Minneapolis = City of 10 Lakes (& 187 parks!) •3.5 million people in metro area •Minnesota is home to 19 Fortune 500 companies (15 in the Twin Cites), more than any other state •America’s most literate city •Minnesota = More coastline than California, Florida and Hawaii combined: Most boat owners in US •Biggest shopping mall in US (Mall of America) •Most theater seats after New York City •MSP international airport (15 minutes from hospitals), second largest Delta hub after Atlanta, offers direct flights to nearly all destination in North-America plus many daily transcontinental connections
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About Children's Minnesota
Children’s Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children’s is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. Children’s maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children’s health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children’s is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org.