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ER Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Job Details


Live and work where others vacation! Have a comfortable work-life balance at Glacial Ridge Hospital’s Emergency Department in Glenwood, MN. You’ll work autonomously in a well-supported, technologically advanced environment. Requires 3-5 years ER experience and confidence in performing POCUS, airway management, resuscitation, emergent procedures, and managing complex medical patients. Sign-on bonus and more!

As an independent level IV trauma center and acute stroke-ready hospital, we also provide a wide array of medical services, including clinics, homecare, hospice, and therapy. We’re doing big things at Glacial Ridge and are hiring new team members and medical professionals who are ready to provide heartfelt care.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and manage patients with acute illnesses/injuries in a fast pace, dynamic emergency department environment.
  • Initial evaluation, history, physical examination, emergency procedures, and interpretation of various diagnostic studies.
  • Treat all levels of acuity, including adults and pediatrics.
  • Initial evaluation, history, physical examination, emergency procedures, and interpretation of various diagnostic studies.
  • Provide emergency care, including trauma, POCUS, airway management, vascular access, minor surgical procedures, casting, suturing, ordering, and interpreting labs and x-rays.
  • Manage complex medical patients.
  • Formulate differential diagnosis based on patient symptoms and test results.
  • Proficient in the documentation and computerized EMR and CPOE.


  • 3-5 years of Emergency Department experience is required.
  • Completion of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Physician Assistant certification through the Nation Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). For Nurse Practitioners, certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB).
  • Current Minnesota License.
  • ACLS, ATLS, and PALS Certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Team building.

Performance Standards

  • Must adhere to HIPAA confidentiality standards.
  • Must adhere to the Keys to Heartfelt Care.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position.


  • Part-Time, Full-Time, or Independent Contract

How to Apply

  • Apply Online You may upload a CV with the online application.
  • Download, print, and mail completed application or resume to Jenna Janu, HR Manager, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334.