Full Time Weight Management NP/PA in Willmar, MN

  • Willmar, MN
  • CentraCare Clinic
  • Weight Management Clinic
  • Full-time, Day
  • M-F Clinic Hours
  • Advanced Practice Provider
  • Career Band: P1 Provider 1
  • Req #: 202002733-51658
  • Posted: June 2, 2020

Summary

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team of Physicians and Providers working with our Weight Management team. 

In this role, you will be a member of our collaborative team of Physicians and Providers working to provide patient and family centered care throughout the practice.  You can expect to assess, plan, evaluate, implement and coordinate the care of patients.  In this position, you will work independently, often as the only provider on site. 

As a provider on-site in Willmar, you can expect to:

  • Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations on patients
  • Formulate the appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, physical examination and clinical findings
  • Order and evaluate pertinent laboratory data and diagnostic procedures
  • Prescribe pharmacological agents and non-pharmacological therapies
  • Plan a course of treatment with the patient
  • Consult with physicians as needed and make appropriate referrals for care

This position will be based in Willmar, Minnesota after completing training in St. Cloud.  In this role, you would work Monday through Friday days clinic hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm).  This position is full time at a 1.0 FTE.  In the future, there is the intention to work one day per month in the St. Cloud Clinic. 


Why work with us at CentraCare Health?

  • We have inclusive practice models
  • We offer competitive compensation
  • We have a comprehensive total rewards package including:
    • Health and Dental Insurance
    • Employer funded Short- and Long-Term Disability
    • CME Funds with separate funds to cover licensing costs
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement – 401(a) that is employer funded and 403(b) with employer match
    • AiRCare wellness program 

What is CentraCare?

CentraCare is a collaborative group of Central Minnesota healthcare professionals, working together to provide comprehensive, high-quality care, close to home.  In 1995, CentraCare was formed, which today includes 8 hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville, Willmar, Redwood Falls and Sauk Centre. We also have more than 30 clinics, 11 senior housing facilities and 8 long-term care facilities throughout the area.

CentraCare has grown to meet the needs of the communities and is now one of the largest health systems in Minnesota. This means we’re able to offer the latest advancements in care, technology and treatments close to home. But what makes CentraCare special is not our facilities or technology. It’s our people – a community of more than 12,700 employees and 900+ physicians and providers.


What makes CentraCare’s Weight Management Team stand out?

CentraCare Weight Management Willmar is located at the Willmar Skylark Clinic and partners with our Weight Management Clinic in St. Cloud at the River Campus Clinic.  We are a progressive and comprehensive obesity medicine department that leads the state in our field.  We want to treat, help and have an impact on the whole person.  Our team of physicians, advanced practice providers and dieticians is very collaborative and works well together.


Where will this position be based and what is Carris Health?

This position will be located at the Willmar Skylark Clinic.  This clinic is a part of Carris Health, a wholly owned subsidiary of CentraCare, one of Minnesota’s largest health systems.  Carris Health serves people throughout West Central and Southwest Minnesota.

Carris Health combines the knowledge and expertise of well-established community health care partners to provide people in rural communities better access to high-quality care, regardless of where they live. Carris Health’s goal is to provide the best health care possible, close to home. It’s the best of both worlds – local care, leadership and governance connected to a larger health system, CentraCare.


Why make Willmar, MN your new home?

Willmar is a family-oriented city of about 20,000 nestled in the heart of Minnesota’s lake country. In fact, there are over 35 lakes within a 30-mile radius of Willmar, including 15 of Minnesota’s best fishing waters. In addition, the area boasts an abundance of hunting land, trails, parks, golf courses and recreational facilities.

In Willmar education is a priority, and our city’s $18 million-dollar high school offers all the sports and extracurricular activities of a large conference school. We also have a private, Christian k-12 school and one of the state’s premiere university-affiliated community and technical colleges.

As the cultural center of Kandiyohi County, Willmar is home to the Willmar Area Arts Council, the Barn Theater and the Kandiyohi County Historical Museum. There is a local YMCA, a 4,000-seat civic center and indoor ice arena, a municipal airport and local shopping.


To be considered for our position you would need to: 

  • Be certified as a Nurse Practitioner or have a current Minnesota Physician Assistant Licensure

We would prefer that you:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience working independently with your own patient panel in one of the following areas:
    • Family Practice
    • Weight Management
    • Functional Medicine
    • Urgent Care
    • Hospital Medicine

In addition, all applicants must have a current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider card and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number prior to receiving clinical privileges.

EEO/AA

CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.

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