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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Critical Care

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Litchfield Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022), 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 descriptionNurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in the Department of Critical Care Medicine on the Phoenix campus work within diverse care teams comprised of physicians and NP PA's with 24/7 in house coverage, as well as trainees who rotate through the department. Together, they provide care for a wide variety of patients in a high acuity, dynamic and collaborative ICU. The NP PA in this role will rotate 13 hour day, night, weekend, and holiday shifts with the Medical ICU and Multidisciplinary ICU teams. Between the two ICU teams, the NP PA will care for both medical and surgical patients requiring ICU level of care, including cardiac/heart failure, cardiothoracic surgery, ECMO, neurology, neurosurgery, hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant, and solid organ transplant patients. The NP PA will partner with the intensivist to assess, diagnose and treat patients, as well as perform procedures within the scope of practice. The NP PA will support the three shields of Mayo Clinic by not only participating in patient care, education and research but, will also play a key role in representing the department of Critical Care Medicine in quality improvement projects, subcommittees and workgroups. Level II Requirements:

  • In addition to meeting the above requirements, the NP must meet two to four of the following:
  • Spend at least 50% of days based at the hospital (rounds, service, or shift work)
  • Perform specialized procedure(s)
  • Provides evals and consults with indirect supervision at least 50% of days worked
  • Spend at least 10% of days as First Assist in surgery
  • Take call assignments (Primary and/or ED)
  • Provide Weekend/Holiday Service.Qualifications 1 year experience in Critical Care and or Critical Care post-graduate fellowship or residency training required.For Nurse Practitioners:
    • Current RN license, Advanced Practice Certificate, and Prescribing and Dispensing Certificate in Arizona
    • Acute Care Certification as nurse practitioner by an approved certifying organization
    • Basic Life Support certification is required upon hireFor Physician Assistants:
      • Graduation from a university program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
      • Certification by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
      • Active Arizona License issued by the AZ Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants
      • Basic Life Support certification is required upon hireAdditional qualifications
        • Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills.
        • Demonstrated leadership ability.
        • Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff needs.
        • 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 preferred.
        • Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.
        • Must attest to ability to care for adolescent patients.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 ACLS and PALS as required by specific department or division.
          • Maintains specialty certification as required for specific areas.
          • Current RN licensure from Arizona, or valid compact state license with Arizona license obtained within 90 days of start date.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 Night shift (6p-7a) with rotating weekends and holidaysWeekend schedule Rotating weekendsInternational 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 available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Critical Care, Healthcare , Litchfield Park, Arizona

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