Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Transplant
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: June 21, 2022
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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.
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Mayo Clinic Arizona has an exciting opportunity for an Acute Care
Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to join the Transplant
Abdominal Surgery team. This role supports the largest adult
abdominal transplant program in the country that performs over 500
kidney transplants, 200 liver transplants, and 20 pancreas
transplants per year with continual growth. Responsibilities
include primarily covering the inpatient service of surgical and
medical patients, with occasional assisting in the operating room
and outpatient wound clinic coverage. Other aspects include
Emergency Room consultation or admission and collaboration, and
consultation with other departments to effectively manage this
complex patient population. This individual would join a team of
highly efficient and hardworking team of providers to cover a 24/7
service, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
The Acute Care 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. Certification from approved and
respective certifying body is required.
This individual works in collaboration with physicians and other
health care professionals to provide health care across the
continuum of care for assigned patients. The provision of care
includes, but is not limited to: obtaining patient history,
comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting, and interpreting
diagnostic tests, and 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. Runs multidisciplinary
This individual must demonstrate 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. Remains active in professional
organizations and participates in community activities.
Level III Requirements:
In addition to the above requirements:
- 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
- Takes call assignments (Primary and/or ED)
- Provides Weekend/Holiday Service
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner:
- Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
- Must be licensed or eligible to practice as an CNP in the State
of Arizona. Must have national certification.
- RNFA - First Assist is required.
- 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 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
License or certification
- Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license to practice
in the State of Arizona.
- BLS and ACLS are required.
- For Nurse Practitioners, Acute Care certification is required,
and for Physician Assistants, NCCPA certification is required.
- Evidence of application for DEA certificate must be provided
upon hire and obtained within 90 days of hire. Certification should
be maintained 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
Works as part of a team providing 24/7 coverage for the Mayo Clinic
in Arizona Transplant Center
Schedule consists of shifts that cover a 24/7 service, including
nights, weekends and holidays. There are opportunities for further
call shifts including procurement call.
Required, with overnight 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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