Mayo Clinic Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Kidney Transplant in Phoenix, Arizona

City

Phoenix

State

Arizona

Telecommute

No

Department

Transplant

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic in Arizona has an exciting opportunity for a supplemental Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant in the Transplant Center, Abdominal Surgery. Mayo Clinic in Arizona is one of the largest volume transplant centers in the country with outstanding patient outcomes.

Position description

This position will support the Transplant and General Nephrology inpatient service - weekends only. The Physician Assistant / 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. 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 Physician Assistants/ Arizona Board of Nursing. 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 / Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 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.

Qualifications

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.

Physician Assistant:

  • 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.

Additional qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Flexible in approach and demeanor in order to align with shifting demands and evolving circumstances.

  • Ability to manage time and stress effectively.

  • Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred (EPIC).

  • Must attest to ability to care for adolescent patients.

*Internal employees must attach the three most recent performance appraisals to the online application.

License or certification

  • 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.

  • Maintains specialty certification.

  • ACLS and BLS are required.

Exemption status

Exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem

Schedule details

Saturday & Sunday 8-10 hours each; 7A-5P

Weekend schedule

Saturday and Sunday ONLY

Site description

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 sixth 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.

Category

Advanced Practitioner/Provider

Career profile

Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant

Job posting number

102258BR

Recruiter

Adriana Semko

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).