Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Family Medicine

Family Medicine
Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has an exciting position for a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to join our Family Medicine practice.

Position description

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant is prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. Nurse practitioners and Physician Assistants are certified by examination of an approved certifying body. This individual works independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to provide health care across the continuum of care for assigned patients. The successful candidate will provide primary health and specialty specific care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. The provision of care includes, but is not limited to: comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescription of pharmacological agents and treatments, and non-pharmacological therapies. Teaching and counseling individuals, families, and groups are an important part of the practice. 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. This individual demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and team projects, education, and research and actively seeks to improve the practice of nursing through performance improvement initiatives.

Level II Requirements:
In addition to meeting the above requirements, the NP must meet two to four of the following:
Spend at least 50% of days based at the hospital (rounds, service, or shift work)
Perform specialized procedure(s)
Provides evals and consults with indirect supervision at least 50% of days worked
Spend at least 10% of days as First Assist in surgery
Take call assignments (Primary and/or ED)
Provide Weekend/Holiday Service.

Family Nurse Practitioner:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
  • Master of Science in Nursing required.
  • Must be licensed or eligible to practice as a CNP in the State of Arizona.
Physician Assistant:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
  • NCCPA certification required.
  • Must be licensed/certified or eligible to practice as a 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 needs.
  • Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting.
  • Two years of clinical experience preferred.
  • Primary care experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.
  • Must attest to ability to care for adolescent patients.
License or certification
  • 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.
  • Maintains ACLS and PALS as required by specific department or division.
  • Maintains specialty certification as required for specific areas.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details

Weekend schedule

Site 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 sixth 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.
Advanced Practitioner/Provider, Nursing
Career profile
Family Medicine
Job posting number
Adriana Semko
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