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Mayo Clinic NP or PA Neurology Section of Epilepsy in Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

The APP will work collaboratively with the adult Epilepsy Division of the Department of Neurology, and interact with physicians, nurses, and other allied health staff to provide high-quality patient care in the adult epilepsy monitoring unit (AEMU) at St Marys Hospital. Patients are admitted to the AEMU service as an essential step in epilepsy surgery planning, in assisting in the maintenance care of patients with intractable epilepsy, and in order to establish a definitive epilepsy diagnosis. The APP will be mentored closely by Epilepsy Consultants. Admissions are elective and occur Monday through Friday.

Primary Responsibilities

The APP will manage the AEMU Inpatient Service during the day, including:

  • Performing admission and completing discharge summaries for patients admitted to the AEMU Service

  • Rounding daily on patients admitted to the AEMU Service in conjunction with the Epilepsy Consultants and Fellows

  • Addressing patient needs that develop during the hospital stay on the AEMU service

  • Prescribing home-going medications, as appropriate

  • Ordering medications, procedures and tests

  • Reviewing follow-up studies and test results

  • Coordinating appropriate follow-up after discharge

  • Assisting in outpatient epilepsy patient management prn

  • Checking out to the night time call coverage at the end of the work day


Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN license and certification as a FNP, ANP, or ACNP.

Or graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by NCCPA and registration as a PA by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

Must be eligible for DEA registration and billing privileges.

Additional qualifications

Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team. BLS certification and DEA registration required.

Internal Candidates: please attach two letters of reference and the last three internal reviews to their online application.

External Candidates: please attach two letters of reference to their online application.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Full time

Schedule details

Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Weekend schedule

No weekends, no holidays.



Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Madeline Ecklund


Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action / equal opportunity educator and employer.

Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action / equal opportunity educator and employer.

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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