Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant -Heart Transplant
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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Benefits. Eligibility may vary.Position descriptionMayo Clinic
Arizona has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nurse
Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Heart Transplant
team. The role would practice primarily in the outpatient clinic
setting, with a patient population including post heart transplant
patients and patients awaiting heart transplantation with advanced
heart failure. This is a busy practice with many opportunities for
enhancing the outpatient clinic experience as we pride ourselves on
having outstanding long term post transplant outcomes. Additional
role responsibilities include intermittent outpatient on-call from
home, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary transplant team.
The Certified 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. Physicians Assistants 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. Performs minor
procedures as approved by the AZ Regulatory Board of Nurse
Practitioners or 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 Certified
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.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 Acute Care
- 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 have Arizona licensure as a Certified Nurse Practitioner
or 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
through Friday with outpatient call coverage as needed.Weekend
schedule No weekends except for occasional outpatient
call.International 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
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