Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary Medicine
Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Litchfield Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Why Mayo Clinic Join the authority in medicine and partner with
the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021),
ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo
Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes
the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who
need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed
to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges - one
patient at a time. Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee
benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic
Benefits. Eligibility may vary.Position descriptionThe 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
Physician Assistants.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.Level II Requirements:In addition to the above
requirements, must meet two to four of the following:
- 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.Qualifications 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.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 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
preferred.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.Exemption status ExemptCompensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with
internal equity when job offers are extended.Benefits eligible
YesSchedule Full TimeHours / Pay period 80Schedule details Monday -
Friday, 8am - 5pmCurrent 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.Weekend schedule Rotational schedule amongst for
minimal call coverage on weekends and holidays, currently
Q4International Assignment NoSite description 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.Recruiter Latasha
PerkinsEOE 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
Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Pulmonary Medicine, Healthcare , Litchfield Park, Arizona
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!