Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner II - Inpatient Neurology
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Why Mayo Clinic
The Department of Neurology is seeking an Acute Care Nurse
Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to work in an inpatient
hospital Neurology setting.
The Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant has advanced health
assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal
educational program that meets criteria established by the
profession. This individual works independently and in
collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals
to provide health care across the continuum of care for assigned
patients. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant provides
primary health and specialty specific care to individuals and
families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. This
individual combines nursing care with aspects of medical care,
focusing on the patient as a whole person. The provision of care
includes, but is not limited to: comprehensive assessment,
ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests,
prescription of pharmacological agents and treatments, and
non-pharmacological therapies. Teaching and counseling individuals,
families, and groups are an important part of this role. 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. 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
In addition to meeting the above requirements, the Nurse
Practitioner or Physician Assistant will be involved with the
- Provides evals and consults with indirect supervision at least
50% of days worked
- Take call assignments (Primary and/or ED)
- Provide Weekend/Holiday Service
- Must be an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and a graduate of an
- 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.
- 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 written and verbal 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.
- Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record
- Must attest to ability to care for adolescent patients.
License or certification
Physician Assistant: 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.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: Current RN license, Advanced
Practice Certificate, and Prescribing and Dispensing Certificate in
Arizona. Certification as nurse practitioner by an approved
- 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
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with
internal equity when job offers are extended.
Hours / Pay period
Weekdays, primarily, but may include weekends and/or call.
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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