NP or PA - Inpatient Oncology

Medical Oncology
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Position description
Medical Oncology is looking to hire a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) to join our inpatient oncology team.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) will be an integral part of our hospital practice, caring for patients with a wide variety of solid tumors including Breast, GI, Lung, GU and other less common malignancies. The NP PA will work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary care team of oncologists, residents, fellows, and allied health staff to care for adult inpatients on the Medical Oncology Hospital Service. The patient population will include patients with solid tumors who need evaluation and treatment of cancer related complications, chemotherapy side effects, oncologic emergencies, and symptom management.

This position offers the opportunity to utilize a high level of internal medicine knowledge, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. The NP PA will be expected to work with a high level of autonomy caring for these patients. Responsibilities will include completing the initial evaluation and work- up at time of admission, developing a differential diagnosis and comprehensive plan of care and coordinating their discharge plan to include follow-up in the outpatient setting with their primary Oncology team. This position requires strong critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skills.

The NP PA will routinely work with other specialties including ICU, palliative care/hospice, surgery, hospital internal medicine, internal medicine subspecialties and interventional radiology to care for these patients.
Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and nurse practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN license and certified, as an FNP, ANP or ACNP; or

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

The NP PA must be eligible for DEA registration.
Additional qualifications
Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.

Internal applicants - please attach a cover letter, resume and your three most recent performance appraisals to your online application in order to be considered for this position.

External applicants - please attach a cover letter, resume and two letters of reference to your online application in order to be considered for this position.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approximately $3,922.40, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
12 hour day shifts. 40 shifts per 12 week block.
Weekend schedule
Weekend rotation varies based on work unit needs but will be an average of 4 weeks in 3 months. Weekend rotation varies based on work unit needs but will be an average of 4 weeks in 3 months.
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.
Advanced Practitioner/Provider
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
Jessica Larson
Equal opportunity employer
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