Advanced Practice Provider Hospitalist (Long Prairie)

CentraCare Health
St. Cloud

Job Description

Provides patient and family centered care to achieve CentraCare Health mission of improving the health of every patient, every day. Age appropriate care is provided to patients and families. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. The Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner is a member of the medical staff providing care for all patients and families and serving as a resource to nursing, care management, spiritual care, and other patient care providers. The Nurse Practitioner's main function is to assess, plan, evaluate, implement, and coordinate care of hospitalized patients in collaboration with the family practice physicians. Maintains professional competencies by attending educational programs, participates in professional organizations, subscribing to the reading professional journals or other appropriate activities.


Anticipated Work Schedule: 7 days on/7 days off schedule. Monday through Friday 0800 to 1930; Saturday and Sunday 0800 to 1700. 72 hours per pay period. Occasional holidays.


Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required. Masters or doctorate degree in nursing with formal training as a nurse practitioner in the same specialty area of practice in which they are certified.


Ideal candidate will have at least one-year experience as a family nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, or acute care nurse practitioner. Preference given to those with previous registered nurse experience in emergency room, intensive care, or rural hospital settings.


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota required.

Current licensure as an APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse) in the State of Minnesota required.

Certified as a Nurse Practitioner in area of specialty required.

Masters or Doctorate education preparation.

Memorandum of understanding as outlined by the Board of Nursing.

Successful completion of medical staff office credentialing must be completed prior to working without a preceptor.

Successful completion of third party payor credentialing must be completed prior to billing for services.

CentraCare Health has made a commitment to diversity in its workforce and all individuals, including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

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Employment Type



72-80 hrs/pp; e/o wknd and holiday