The Radiation Oncology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (NP/PA) will work closely with a team of two physicians and a registered nurse (our department care team model), evaluating outpatient Radiation Oncology patients for treatment, contributing to the treatment plan, and managing the care of patients undergoing radiation therapy. The position will have a breast, lung and GI focus.
The incumbent will be part of a team of seventeen Rochester-based NP/PA providers. The NP/PA may also have the unique opportunity to practice independently—managing an individual calendar of patients seen for follow up visits—as well as work collaboratively with team physicians to see new consults and weekly patient treatment visits. Provision of care may include comprehensive assessment and diagnosis, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescription of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies, comprehensive patient education, and psychosocial support of the patient and family experiencing cancer.
The NP/PA will collaborate with our Inpatient NP/PA in seeing hospital consults as well as in collaboration with the team consultant during call-week. The NP/PA will have the opportunity to grow professionally by providing cross-coverage for other subspecialty radiation oncology physicians at Charlton SL Desk R/Jacobson SL West. NP/PA’s are encouraged to participate in research and publications, as well as quality improvement projects.
Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN license and certification as a FNP, ANP or ACNP. DNP preferred.
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.
Must be eligible for DEA registration.
Internal candidates: Please submit a cover letter, resume and your three most recent ePraisals.
External candidates: Please submit a cover letter, resume and a minimum of two letters of reference.
Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approximately $3,735.20, based on a full-time position.
This position may be .8, .9 or 1.0 FTE.
No weekends, schedule subject to change depending on work unit needs.
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.
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