Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary Medicine
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: August 2, 2022
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The Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner has
advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared
through a formal educational program that meets criteria
established by the profession. Physicians Assistants or Nurse
Practitioners are certified by examination of an approved
certifying body. This position is supporting Inpatient and
Outpatient Pulmonary Medicine. The current posting does not include
responsibilities for the Department of Critical Care Medicine or
the Division of Sleep Medicine.
This individual works in collaboration with physicians and other
health care professionals to provide health care across the
continuum of care for assigned patients. Provides primary health
care to individuals and families. The provision of care includes,
but is not limited to: obtaining patient history, comprehensive
assessment, ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic
tests, prescribing pharmacological agents and treatments, and
non-pharmacological therapies. Monitors the effectiveness of the
therapeutic interventions. Makes appropriate referrals. Performs
minor procedures as approved by the AZ Regulatory Board of
This individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of
growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data
reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret
information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is
required. The Physician Assistant demonstrates leadership through
involvement on committees and team projects, education, and
research and actively seeks to improve the practice through
performance improvement initiatives. Active in professional
organizations and participates in community activities.
- Spends at least 50% of days based at the hospital (rounds,
service, or shift work).
- Performs specialized procedure(s).
- Provides evals and consults with indirect supervision at least
50% of days worked.
- Spends at least 10% of days as First Assist in surgery.
- Takes call assignments (Primary and/or ED).
- Provides Weekend/Holiday Service.
New Grads will not be considered at this time. However, will
consider applicants who are actively completing or have completed a
NP/PA post graduate fellowship.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner:
- Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
- Master of Science in Nursing required.
- Must be licensed or eligible to practice as an CNP in the State
of Arizona. Must have national certification.
- Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
- NCCPA certification required.
- Must be licensed/certified or eligible to practice as PA in the
State of Arizona.
- Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated leadership ability.
- Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff
- Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to
unpredictable situations within the patient care setting.
- Two to five years of clinical experience preferred.
- Primary care, acute care, and/or surgical experience
- Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record
License or certification
- Must be certified by the National Commission on the
Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
- Must have Arizona licensure as a Physician Assistant under the
supervision of a Mayo Clinic physician upon hire.
- Maintains prescribing and dispensing privileges in
- Must provide evidence of application for DEA certificate upon
hire, obtain DEA certificate within 90 days of hire, and maintain
certificate thereafter unless waived by department/division.
- Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must
be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains Basic
Life Support (BLS) competency.
- Maintains ACLS and PALS certification as required by specific
department or division.American Heart Association or American Red
Cross as required by specific department or division.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with
internal equity when job offers are extended.
Hours / Pay period
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Current schedule is Monday through Friday, 8a - 5p. Expectation is
to take shared on-call responsibilities, evenly, amongst the other
Pulmonary NP/PAs. This equates, today, to 1 weekend per month.
Rotational schedule amongst for minimal call coverage on weekends
and holidays, currently Q4
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant
investments in both the physical and technological future of health
care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in
Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities.
Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and
Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as
the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million
residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny
"desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst
of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to
live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of
culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and
collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's
desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement
of sports and recreation.
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic
is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the
diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any
employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the
LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to
access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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