Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Lakewood Health System   Staples, MN   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 11, 2024
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About Lakewood

Lakewood Health System is a comprehensive rural healthcare system in central Minnesota. Leading the way in providing quality, personalized healthcare for a lifetime, Lakewood prides itself on remaining fiercely independent to prioritize its patients, staff, and communities in all decisions. Voted as one of Star Tribune's Top Workplaces for the fifth year in a row, we do rural healthcare differently at LHS by providing a solid foundation of family practice providers with access to best-in-class specialty services, all right here at Lakewood. Across the spectrum of life, Lakewood Health System provides compassionate, quality care for the Brainerd Lakes region and beyond.

About the Family Medicine Clinic

At Lakewood Health System, outstanding primary care is truly the heart of our practice. Committed to providing care for the entire family, Lakewood brings the perfect blend of personal attention and hands on care, with all of the convenience and modern technology you've come to expect from a healthcare system. We group providers into care teams to enhance patient care and improve access. These care teams are broken down based on the clinics in which providers practice.

Mission for Position

To provide high quality, compassionate care for our patients throughout their lives.

Position Summary

Build your primary care practice at an independent organization committed to integrity, compassion, accountability, high quality and innovation. Care for individuals and families throughout central Minnesota by providing preventative screenings, address immediate health needs and assist in managing chronic conditions. Collaborate with specialists and support services to empower health and wellbeing together for your patients.

Position Type

This position will be housed at our Browerville and Eagle Bend clinics, with operating hours from 8:30am-4:30pm. Orientation will be held at our Staples location for the first six months of employment.


  • Licensed Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the State of Minnesota
Ideal Candidate
  • Promotes trust with their patients by taking time to build relationships
  • Collaborates with fellow family medicine providers to provide the best patient care
  • Refers to specialist providers when appropriate
  • Manages clinic visits in a timely manner without rushing patients
  • Addresses patient needs with compassion and integrity

Lakewood Health System is growing and looking for great people to join our mission of providing personalized, quality healthcare for a lifetime. At Lakewood, our people are our most valued asset!
  • Generous Flex Time Off & Wellness Time Off
  • 401K Match
  • Annual tuition assistance of $2,000 per year
  • Best-in-region employer HSA contributions
  • New in 2024 - employer paid premiums for individual-only healthcare coverage!
With ample opportunities for growth within the system and support as you pursue your personal goals, it's safe to say that Lakewood Health System is a great place to launch or continue your career in healthcare!

Next Steps

Interested, but will the schedule work for you?
Have questions on organizational culture, team fit or day-to-day experience?

>>>Contact Craig Wolhowe to discuss the possibilities further:

Craig Wolhowe, VP of Clinics and Providers
P: 218-894-8600

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