Job Details

Requisition Number 20-0454
Post Date 4/2/2020
Title Critical Incident APP (PA or APRN)
Job Group Physicians
Employment Type Casual/On Call
Hours Per Pay Period Casual
Shift Day/Eve/Night
Shift Length Variable
Mandatory Call Requirement None
Mandatory Wknd Requirement Weekends As Needed
City Robbinsdale
State MN
Description The Critical Incident APP will provide clinical care for patients at North Memorial Hospital (NMHH) and Maple Grove Hospital (MGH) as directed by its Incident Command Structure and acting Medical Directors at a time of surge or anticipated surge capacity.

Ensure that quality care and appropriate treatment are delivered to critically ill customers. In collaboration and consultation with physicians, advanced practice providers, staff RN's and other health care professionals, provide holistic, compassionate care to inpatients and their families. Serves as a consultant to the medical and nursing staff which may include medical management questions or concerns and reviews cases as necessary.
Tier 2: Critical Care - Bedside
Provide bedside care for 7-10 critically ill patients, most commonly in NMHH’s and MGH’s ICU’s, or designated Critical Care surge areas. Provide care in collaboration and at the direction of Critical Care (Tier 1) providers.
• Act as first responder to changes in patients’ care conditions, and cares for most non-critical care medical issues. Cares for critical care issues after consulting with Critical Care (Tier 1) provider
• Leverage individual skill set to assist the overall care team
Specialties included but not limited to: CRNA, Trauma, CVS, Thoracic, Pain and Critical Care
Tier 3: Hospital & Emergency Department Surge
• Provide general hospital or emergency department coverage. May work at the direction of Hospitalist or Emergency Medicine acting shift leads.
• Diagnose and perform evaluation and management services to patients on the hospitalist services or in the emergency department. Complete admissions and discharges as appropriate.
• Document care and communicate with other members of the care team.
• Specialties included but not limited to: Hospitalist, Urgent Care and Primary Care.

Requirements Education:
• Successful completion of a program approved by the AANA Council Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia and education programs
• Physician Assistant:
• Completion of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
• Programs with emphasis on inpatient clinic rotations preferred.
• Nurse Practitioner:
• Master’s or higher degree in Nursing
• Programs with emphasis on inpatient clinic rotations preferred.
• Minimum 2 years of critical care nursing experience required.
• Experience with EPIC EMR required
• Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner:
• One or more years of experience in a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant role preferred.
• One or more years of experience in hospital acute care medicine preferred (experience in training program will be considered).
• Experience with EPIC EMR required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to balance work priorities in a rapidly changing environment
• Works well independently in addition to being skill in interdisciplinary collaboration and able to take work direction.
• Demonstrates effective written and oral communication.
• Understanding of hospital-wide and department-specific policies and protocols.
License Requirement CRNA: Current Registered Nurse license in good standing from the Minnesota Board of Nursing
CRNA: Current certification through the National Board on Certification and Re-Certification of Nurse Anesthetists with compliance with criteria for biannual recertification.
CRNA: Certification to include BLS, PALS, and others as required by institution policy for advanced practice nurses working in identified specialty areas.
Physician Assistant: Current Minnesota Registration/Licensure as a Physician Assistant
Nurse Practitioners: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (or Adult & Family)
Graduate of accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner Program - State Requirement
Current RN licensure - State Requirement
Current registration as a nurse practitioner with the MN Board of Nursing - State requirement
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