Hiring Advance Practice Clinicians

Discover Your Purpose with EPPA

EPPA has been a proven leader for our patients and hospital partners alike.  Since our inception in 1969, we have paired our expertise in emergency medicine with a strong culture  focused on the success of our clinicians. 

We foster an environment which supports our physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs) both personally and professionally. We believe our success and longevity is achieved by our people. 

Find purpose, make a difference and achieve personal and professional success. Experience the difference with EPPA.

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Team of Excellence

EPPA is an independent physician-owned and led group in Minnesota and is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing exceptional emergency care for our patients and hospital partners for over 50 years. 

As an APC with EPPA, you can expect to work with an innovative group of success-driven healthcare professionals. We're focused on creating a professionally rewarding and satisfying experience for our clinicians.


Position Summary

Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs), physician assistants, and nurse practitioners work rotating shifts within hospital ED and/or our stand-alone Urgency Room, EPPA urgent care centers located in the Twin Cities metro area. 

Emergency Physicians PA (EPPA) is regionally and nationally known for its commitment to providing high quality, emergency patient care. EPPA seeks experienced, certified physician assistants or nurse practitioners for our emergency department hospitals with additional rotations at our Urgency Room care centers.

Our APCs serve as integral members of a multidisciplinary team providing excellence in emergency medical care in a variety of treatment areas including the Emergency Department, Fast Track, and The Urgency Room. In addition, the APC coordinates care with consultant services, recommends follow-up care, facilitates referral to various internal and external facilities and participates in multidisciplinary continuous quality improvement.

Competitive compensation and excellent benefit plan program offered to include Health, dental, life, short and long-term disability, long-term care and 401(k).


Key Result Areas

  • Examines patients and performs comprehensive physical examinations
  • Compiles patient medical data, including health history results of physical examination
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, like CT, x-ray, electrocardiogram and additionally laboratory tests and additionally interprets test results for deviations from normal
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, like injections, immunizations, suturing wound care, and also managing infection
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and also assists in provision of continuity of care
  • Prescribes, administers, and dispenses drugs, controlled substances, and medical devices
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens 
  • Creates and maintains appropriate patient records
  • Compassionately cares for and communicates with patients, family members, co-workers, and other medical professionals.


Education, Experience and Skills

  • Completion of an accredited physician assistant or nursing practitioner program
  • Current licensure with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice or Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification
  • Two or more years of experience working as an APC in a tertiary, high-volume hospital emergency department in which the APC routinely performed typical emergency procedures such as suturing, splinting, wound care, fracture care, and lumbar punctures
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple clinical tasks
  • Consistently demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with patients, patients’ families, physicians, professional associates, and other individuals within the system.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, responsibility, ethical practice, sensitivity to a diverse patient population, and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements. Professionalism that is the expression of positive values and ideals as care is delivered and commitment to ethical principles pertaining to provision or withholding of clinical care, confidentiality of patient information, informs consent, and business practices.


APC Training Opportunities Available

We offer an APC-Training program to assist you as you transition into your new career as a clinician specialty of unscheduled emergent care. After training, you will move to a full APC with the skillset to work in an emergency department and/or our Urgency Room unscheduled care facilities.

Our APC-T training program at EPPA has proven its success in cultivating a team of highly skilled, emergency-trained clinicians. Our training program spans twelve months, following a meticulously crafted curriculum and hands-on learning to equip our clinicians with the comprehensive skill set essential for navigating the complexities of emergency care. 

From understanding advanced diagnostic techniques to learning critical decision-making abilities under pressure, our APC-Ts emerge as providers capable of delivering top-tier care in the most demanding of situations.  We have implemented comprehensive tools to ensure that our team is exposed to the core elements necessary to build their success in the emergency department. 

Our emphasis on quality training and continuous professional development ensures that our graduates remain at the forefront of the ever-evolving landscape of emergency medicine.


Supportive and Engaging Environment
We believe in our clinicians and offer strong support to ensure each clinical in our group has what they need to be the very best in an environment where they can thrive.  

  • Sites include Level 1-4 trauma centers across multiple hospital systems.
  • EPIC EMR available at all locations.
  • Variable workload based on site, ranging from 1.2-2 patients per hour.


Exceptional Benefits

We’re looking for physician assistants and nurse practitioners with experience in emergency medicine to help us deliver high-quality care to our patients and hospital partners in communities across Minnesota. Our physician assistants receive:

  • Top compensation
  • Generous retirement plan and benefits
  • Outstanding support from EPPA-trained Scribes
  • Attention to work-life balance


A Foundation Built By Great Leaders
Our leadership team is comprised of the best of the best.  This team is focused on supporting our group.  We take pride in the success and wellbeing of our team, the quality of care we provide the communities we serve and the relationships we foster with our hospital partners.

Learn more about this great group paving the way for EPPA:  EPPA Leadership Team


Multiple Opportunities Available
Currently staffing 7 Twin Cities metro hospitals, 1 central MN hospital, 6 regional/rural sites, and 3 Urgency Rooms (free-standing facilities). Patient volumes across all sites range from 9K-75K per year.  Find out more information about our EPPA practice locations.


Interested in Joining Our Team?

Immediate openings available. Join Us.

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Additional Information:


Practice Locations Across Minnesota:

  • Allina Health Buffalo Hospital 
  • Allina Health Cambridge Hospital 
  • Allina Health Mercy Hospital
  • Allina Health Mercy Hospital -Unity Campus
  • CentraCare Health Monticello
  • CentraCare Health St. Cloud Hospital
  • CentraCare Health Willmar
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • HealthPartners Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
  • Hutchinson Health, Hutchinson Hospital 
  • North Memorial Health -Maple Grove
  • North Memorial Health -Robbinsdale
  • The Urgency Room

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