Rheumatology Advanced Practice Provider

  • CentraCare Health
  • 1200 6th Ave. N. St. Cloud Minnesota 56303 United States
  • Nov 13, 2018
Full-time Nursing

Job Description



Come join our Rheumatology team of three experienced physicians and provide specialized care to adults experiencing arthritis-related conditions or autoimmune diseases.


The Rheumatology Advanced Practice Provider provides comprehensive health care assessments, diagnoses, initiates appropriate care and treats of a variety of responses throughout the adult care continuum, and continuous evaluation of outcomes. 


What types of conditions will you assess?


  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
  • Bursitis, tendinitis and other and other soft tissue rheumatic syndromes
  • Psoriatic arthritis and Gout
  • Scleroderma
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Myositis
  • Lupus
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa, Wegener’s Granulomatosis


What types of treatments will you perform/order/prescribe?


  • DEXA scan (Bone densitometry for osteoporosis)
  • IV infusion for arthritis
  • IV infusion for gout
  • IV infusion for lupus
  • IV infusion for osteoporosis
  • Joint injections
  • Carpal tunnel injections
  • MRI

Where will you practice?

CentraCare Clinic – St. Cloud Plaza location


     CentraCare Clinic

  • A physician-led, multi-specialty group with 359 physicians and 173 advanced practice providers
  • Our health care team covers more than 35 specialties
  • 29 clinic sites in 20 Central Minnesota communities

     St. Cloud, MN

  • Located on the banks of the Mississippi River 60 minutes from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul
  • Family-oriented, mini-metro of 129,000 people
  • Healthcare is the number one industry
  • Numerous four-season recreational activities
  • Theatre and arts
  • Excellent public and private school options
  • Four local colleges
  • Lakes area



  • Must be a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant or other appropriately licensed provider in Minnesota
  • Must have successfully completed a formal program approved by a national accrediting agency and be certified by a national certification organization recognized by the Minnesota State.
  • Previous experience as an advanced practice provider is preferred.
  • Clinical (adult medicine) experience with pain management, orthopedics, or Rheumatology is preferred.
  • Must have advanced practice prescriptive privileges