Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant


Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute (MHVI) is a major provider of cardiovascular care for the northern and northwestern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.

Most of our surgical and invasive cardiovascular procedures are delivered at Mercy Hospital. Our cardiologists have achieved a 99.4% survival rate for heart attack patients at Mercy Hospital, and our out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rate is three times better than the national average.

MHVI offers a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic cardiovascular services from three hospitals and six clinic sites. We deliver cutting edge care in cardiovascular prevention, therapy and rehabilitation. We’re an active center in research and partner with academic institutions in bringing the latest in therapy to our patients through clinical research trials in interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and peripheral arterial disease.

The group currently consists of 28 physicians and 17 advanced practice providers (physician assistants and nurse practitioners).


  • Outpatient evaluation of a wide variety of complex and general cardiology patients. 
  • Perform and document applicable clinical history and physical examinations.
  • Order appropriate laboratory, imaging studies, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Interpret data from above studies to formulate a suitable treatment plan, collaborating with supervising physicians as indicated.
  • Instruct patients and family regarding implications of results and rationale for treatment plans.
  • When greater depth of knowledge is required, provide assistance to nursing staff in relaying results and returning patient phone calls.
    • Serve as resource to referring physicians, addressing concerns when a patient’s primary cardiologist is unavailable.


  • Current NP or PA licensure.
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience after completion of PA/NP training, to   include independent assessment and formulation of treatment plans.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility is crucial, as position will require collaboration with multiple supervising physicians.
  • Cardiovascular experience is preferred.

Demonstrated ability in the follow competencies:

Patient Focus Composure
Integrity and Trust Humor
Interpersonal Savvy Standing Alone
Problem Solving Time Management
Action Oriented/Priority Setting Communication (written and verbal)
Change Resilient/Personal Learning Intellectual Horsepower


If you are interested in this position, please email resume to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.

Additional Info

  • Date Posted: Friday, 15 December 2017
  • Location: MHVI
  • Job Title: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
  • Reports to:: Lead NP/PA
  • Job Status/Hours: Full Time