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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Palliative Med

Job ID 186153BR Date posted 08/04/2022
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Benefit Eligible
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Overview

Imagine yourself in a dynamic atmosphere where you'll work alongside world-renowned experts, learn new things every day, treat conditions that few medical professionals ever encounter, and have a vast range of career paths to choose from. Now imagine that in addition to all this, you have the chance to change lives every day. That’s what it means to be an Advanced Practice Provider at Mayo Clinic.

Job Description

CityRochester

StateMinnesota

Telecommute

DepartmentHospice & Palliative Medicine

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 description
Palliative care provides care for patients and their families who are experiencing advanced, life-threatening illness and helps them live as well as possible through excellent symptom management, advance care planning and psychosocial support. The Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant works collaboratively with the Palliative interdisciplinary team and consultant to deliver medical care to hospitalized patients. The focus of the job includes providing acute hospital care to complex medical patients with a high symptom burden, ranging from patients who are undergoing treatment with curative intent as well as those who may be at the end of life. The NP or PA provides comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, diagnosis, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies. The NP or PA will work with the interdisciplinary care team in coordinating discharge planning and facilitate the patient's transfer to the next phase of care. The NP or PA will consult and make referrals to other specialities and members of the health care team as appropriate. During the night shift there is a physician on call to help with complex patient’s available by pager and cell phone.

Qualifications
Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN and APRN license and certified as an ANP, ACNP or FNP.

Or graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by NCCPA and registration as a PA by the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice.


Certified or eligible for certification. BLS certification required. ACLS recommended.

Prescriptive authority should be obtained within 2 months of hire. Acquisition of DEA number is recommended for all positions within 2 months of receiving prescriptive authority.

Additional qualifications
Hospice and Palliative Medicine certification or achievement of certification required within 2 years.

Strong written and oral communication skills are requires and must also have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.

External applicants: to be considered for this position please include 2 letters of reference with your online application. New Graduates: letters must be from preceptors.

Mayo Clinic employees: to be considered for this position please upload your last 3 performance evaluations and cover letter.

License or certification
Current Minnesota registered nurse license. Certified or eligible to be certified as a nurse practitioner before employment date by a national clarifying organization accepted by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. Certain positions may require DEA registration. BLS certification required. Certain positions may require additional life support certification. As of January 1, 2015 a current MN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license.

Exemption status
Exempt

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
72

Schedule details
This position requires a rotation of days, nights, weekends and holidays. This is a 24/7 service area. There may also be some cross coverage responsibilities with the consult service on occasion.


Weekend schedule
Every 3rd weekend and two holidays a year. It is a rotating schedule position and nights are an expectation (usually about 50%).

International Assignment
No

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter
Madeline Ecklund

EOE
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.

The Life Changers

Our Mayo Clinic patient focused integrated care model depends critically on the expertise and input of our advanced practice providers. They are treasured members of our teams, who develop deep and compassionate relationships with their patients, their colleagues, and their communities.”

Robert C. Albright Jr. D.O.,
Regional Vice President

Benefits

  • Pension & 403(b)/401(k) Match

  • Continuing Medical Education

  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Relocation Assistance

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law." Mayo Clinic participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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