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Hennepin Healthcare (a subsidiary corporation of Hennepin County) is a public, integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. The comprehensive healthcare system includes a 473-bed academic medical center, a large outpatient Clinic & Specialty Center, and a network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout Hennepin County. We partner with our community, our patients, and their families to ensure access to outstanding care for everyone while improving health and wellness through teaching, patient and community education, and research. Learn more here.

We believe equity is essential for optimal health outcomes and are committed to achieve optimal health for all by actively eliminating barriers due to racism, poverty, gender identity, and other determinants of health. We are deeply committed to the goals of health equity and antiracism by teaching and working in an environment characterized by celebrating diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Applicants from diverse backgrounds or historically under-resourced communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Our Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Gynecology team at Hennepin Healthcare offers full spectrum obstetric and gynecologic services to people who seek care for many conditions including high-risk pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, genetic counseling, endometriosis, fibroids, incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, as well as gynecologic surgery. We offer advanced ultrasound under the direction of our maternal fetal medicine specialists and can assist patients in accessing doula care, pelvic floor physical therapy, lactation support, integrative health practices, as well as minimally-invasive procedures within our health system.

Our organization and our department recognize the critical impact of mental health on new parents and families. We are proud to collaborate with psychiatry providers in our clinic as well as the Mother-Baby program as part of the Redleaf Center for Family Healing, which offers a range of multi-generation, trauma-informed mental health services to support pregnant individuals and families with children ages newborn to 5 years old.


Hennepin Healthcare has a current full-time opening (1.0 FTE) for a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in our Women’s Health & Wellness Clinic in downtown Minneapolis. This position includes one-half day of indirect patient care. Clinics hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

At Hennepin Healthcare you will enjoy the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team of obstetrician/gynecologists, maternal fetal medicine sub-specialists and a talented group of certified nurse midwives.

  • Taking comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic medical histories
  • Assessing, diagnosing, and treating disease risk factors across the reproductive lifespan
  • Provide comprehensive contraceptive counseling
  • Evaluating physical and social environmental risks which could impact childbearing
  • Inserting long-acting reversible contraception tools such as intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants
  • Screening for substance abuse, domestic violence, sexual abuse
  • Assessing, diagnosing, and treating sexually transmitted diseases
  • Ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests
  • Consulting and collaborating with OBGYN physicians regarding complex gynecological patient care needs
  • Addressing patient concerns of infertility
  • Educating and counseling patients about menopause
  • Assisting patients through the perinatal period
  • Performing primary care procedures including pap smears and endometrial biopsies
  • Collaborating with maternal fetal medicine sub-specialists to effectively manage high-risk pregnancies

Click here to learn more about our Women’s Health and Wellness (Obstetrics and Gynecology) department.

  • Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant (PA) studies from an accredited program
  • Current licensure to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or PA issued by the State of Minnesota
  • Women’s Health NP certification required for NP candidates

While experience is preferred, new program graduates are encouraged to apply.

Hennepin Healthcare is one of the few organizations in the Twin Cities with an Advanced Practice Professional Center dedicated to the growth and support of APPs. The APP Center leadership members work together to promote and advocate for the 300+ APPs at the organization. In addition to offering professional development, free ME opportunities, and ongoing communication to all APPs, the APP Center includes a lounge exclusive to APPs with a work room, conference room and snack/beverage area.

You’ve made the right choice in considering Hennepin Healthcare for your employment. Build a career with an organization that’s here for the community, transforming health and providing exceptional care with compassion. We offer great benefits, competitive salary, friendly and collaborative colleagues, and an opportunity to make a real difference. Thank you for considering Hennepin Healthcare as a future employer.

Offers of employment from Hennepin Healthcare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements. Positions at Hennepin Healthcare are credentialed through the Office of the Medical Staff according to their policies.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Hennepin Healthcare is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Primary Location: MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus

Standard Hours/FTE Status: FTE = 1.00 (80 hours per pay period)

Shift Detail: Day
Job Level: Staff
Employee Status: Regular

Eligible for Benefits: Yes
Union/Non Union: Non-Union

Job Posting: May-13-2024
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