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Physician Assistant - Mental Health/Addiction Care

Physician Assistant - Mental Health/Addiction Care

Job Location 
US-MN-St. Paul
Physician Assistant
Visas Accepted 
No J1 or H1B
Contract Status 
Authorized Hours 
Mental Health Clinic SJ
Standard Work Schedule 

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Practice Description

HealthEast is currently seeking a full-time Physician Assistant to join our addiction care team. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing team as HealthEast expands its Inpatient Mental Health units allowing us to better serve the community.This position will collaborate with 2 Addictionologist in our inpatient chemical dependency program (the only inpatient program treating chemically dependant patients in the state). Mon-Fri, Days. Weekend call from home.


Within the scope of practice as defined by regulatory bodies the P.A. functions in the following capacities: Collaborating Provider: Caring for patients with Mental Health and addiction needs and as a consultant service, including patient care management, timely admission history and physicals,ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures,prescribing medications, and discharge planning. Providing Psychiatric consultations within MentalHealth and Addiction Care across the HealthEast System.



  • 1-3 years of experience in Mental Health
  • Ability to obtain MN license and DEA
  • BLS certification required
  • ACLS certification required

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care. 


We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Community Information

With a population nearing 300,000, St. Paul is the capital and second-most populous city in MN.  Located less than 8 miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport near the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers, St. Paul boasts a healthy downtown core that houses plenty of activity both day and night.  The area's housing stock showcases the history of early St. Paul, including nationally recognized brownstone row houses and ivy-covered Victorian homes inter-twined with new, modern housing options.  Higher education institutions within St. Paul include 3 public and 8 private colleges and universities and 5 post-secondary institutions.  St. Paul is proud home of the MN Wild, St. Paul Saints,  the Science Museum of MN, and the Ordway Center. The METRO light rail line connects the suburbs to both St. Paul and Minneapolis providing an easy opportunity to take in events within both beautiful cities.

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