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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Oncology & Bariatric Surg

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, AZ
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
  • Pediatrics
  • Physician Assistant
  • Sports medicine
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Job Details

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic in Arizona has an exciting full-time opportunity for either a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to join our Oncology and Bariatric Surgery team.
Position description
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. Both are certified by examination of an approved certifying body.

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.

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 Nurse Practitioner or 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.

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.
  • Nurse Practitioner: Must be an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and a graduate of an accredited university. Master of Science in Nursing required. Must be licensed or eligible to practice as an ACNP in the State of Arizona. Must have national certification. RNFA is required. Adult Acute Care or an Acute Care NP required.
  • 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 verbal 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.
  • Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.
  • Must attest to ability to care for adolescent patients.
License or certification
  • Current RN license, Advanced Practice Certificate, and Prescribing and Dispensing Certificate in Arizona.
  • Certification as nurse practitioner by an approved certifying organization.
  • BLS and ACLS credential is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date.
  • Maintains BLS/ACLS competency.
  • 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 as required for specific areas
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
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.
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
Adriana Semko
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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