Fairview Health Services

  • Nurse Practitioner - Pain & Palliative Medicine

    Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(10/29/2018 6:00 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Fairview Ridges Hospital
    Nurse Practitioner
    Palliative Medicine
  • Practice Description

    Fairview Health Services is seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) to join the Pain and Palliative Care team at Fairview Ridges Hospital.

    The NP or CNS is a member of the health care team who works in collaboration with licensed physicians to provide comprehensive health care services to patients. The NP or CNS will engage in independent decision making about health care needs; managing the care of patients hospitalized with complex acute health problems. The NP or CNS will diagnose, prescribe medications and interventions, order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests, collaborate with the interdisciplinary health care team, plan and coordinate patients; discharge, rehabilitation, home health care and follow-up; ensuring continuity of care for individuals within the hospital setting.

    Practice Details:

    • Fairview Ridges Hospital is a 150 bed Level III Trauma facility
    • Pain & Palliative care program established in 2005
    • As a care team, round on an average daily census of 12-20 patients; share the responsibility of new consults as well as inpatient follow-up care in hospital setting.
    • Provide consult service for both pain and palliative care as part of an interdisciplinary team consisting of a chaplain, social worker and physicians, to include a close working relationship with the Hospitalist group.
    • Average 12-20 patient encounters, 5-7 consults per day
    • Support of decentralized pharmacy with Pharm D available for consult
    • We have a fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EPIC).
    • Enjoy Monday through Friday schedule
    • Currently no call obligation

    Income Details:

    • Initial market competitive salary
    • Comprehensive benefits package: generous time off, annual CME allowance, malpractice insurance with tail coverage, retirement contributions, & more.


    • Graduate of a school or nursing and accredited Family, Adult/Geriatric, or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist training program
    • BC/BE through the AANP or ANCC
    • Licensed or ability to obtain APRN license with the Minnesota Board of Nursing
    • Ability to obtain and /or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota
    • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Seeking a Full-Time Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist that has previous, relative pain and palliative care experience in areas that could include geriatrics, med/surg, oncology, critical care, family medicine, etc. If not already certified in Pain or Palliative Care, goal and expectation is to become certified in one or both areas.

    Community Information

    Fairview Ridges Hospital provides outstanding care to the Twin Cities communities located south of the river.  Conveniently located between two major highways and 15 minutes southwest of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Burnsville, Minnesota is located in the heart of the Minnesota Valley region of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.The city is a thriving residential and business community with more than 2,200 businesses. More than 3,000 acres of parks and wildlife refuge lands offer unlimited recreational opportunities and easy access to the Minnesota Zoological Gardens, Valleyfair Amusement Park, Mystic Lake Casino, the Renaissance Festival, and the Mall of America provide endless entertainment opportunities.







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