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The University of Missouri School of Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

The School of Medicine is pleased to announce the Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking nurse practitioners and/or physician assistants with 2+ years of experience in an urgent care, emergency department, or acute care setting to join their dynamic group.

The selected candidates will work primarily in urgent care or emergency medicine. For those candidates interested, opportunities to work in both are available. This role presents an exciting opportunity for candidates seeking room to grow in confidence, and procedural skills while enjoying an excellent work-life balance. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with physicians and assist in a multidisciplinary practice for the treatment of emergency-related diagnoses.
  • Perform essential patient care functions.
  • Assist in the clinical processes of Emergency Medicine.
  • Assist in the evaluation and management of emergency department patients.
  • Conduct comprehensive health assessments and demonstrate a high level of autonomy in the diagnosis and treatment of actual and potential health problems.
  • Assists in the identification of trends related to patients and participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Help guide the development and implementation of structure, process, and outcomes standards.
  • Actively participate in clinical research as needed.


  • Master’s degree required.
  • Required Licensure or Certification:
  • Graduation from an American Medical Association (AMA) accredited physician assistant program.
  • May possess a specialty certificate by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Nephrology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatrics, or Psychiatry. Possession of a current Missouri license to practice as a licensed Physician Assistant is required.


  • Master’s degree is required.
  • Required Licensure or Certification:
  • Graduation from an accredited nurse practitioner program.
  • May possess a specialty certificate from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB), the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), the Pediatric Certification Nursing Board (PCNB), and the National Certification Corporation (NCC).
    • For those interested specifically in urgent care opportunities, you must be able to treat patients of all ages.
  • Licensure as a registered professional nurse in the State of Missouri and must be granted a “Document of Recognition” as a certified nurse practitioner from the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

Employees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

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Columbia is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at U.M. System Total Rewards Benefits

Our Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit

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Vaccination Statement

After careful consideration of COVID-19 virus trends and the overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness, the School of Medicine, along with MU Health Care, the Sinclair School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, recently announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1, 2021, for all employees, unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment so our team has time to review prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be allowed to begin work until you have submitted proof of vaccination or received an approved medical or religious exemption.

Thank you for helping us to create the safest environment possible for our colleagues, students and our patients by protecting yourself and others through COVID-19 vaccination.