Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant I - Hem/Onc



City
Jacksonville
State
Florida
Telecommute
No
Department
Medical Oncology
Why Mayo Clinic
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 a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant at Mayo Clinic.
Position description
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant performs the following tasks in any authorized setting (clinics, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, nursing homes, or patient's home). This position will provide patient care in the clinic setting at our Mayo Campus in Jacksonville for Hematology/Oncology patients specific to GI cancers.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:
-Evaluating patients for clearance to receive chemotherapy
-Assessing patients having acute illness- ie: accommodating last minute add-ons
-Procedures
-Signing chemotherapy orders
-Possible call responsibilities
-Cross coverage for Hem/Onc team as needed

Additional responsibilities for ARNPs/PAs at Mayo Clinic may include:
-Obtaining patient history
-Performing physical examinations
-Ordering and performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
-Formulating a diagnostic impression
-Developing and implementing a treatment plan
-Monitoring effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
-Offering counseling and education to meet patient needs
-Making appropriate referrals
-Prescribing and dispensing prescription medication
-Assisting in surgery
-Performing minor procedures and surgical procedures
-Demonstrates ability to assess data reflective of patient's status and appropriately interprets information relative to patient's age-specific needs.
Qualifications
Physician Assistant:
Must be a graduate of CAAHEP (Council on the Accreditations of Allied Health Education Programs) approved university program. NCCPA certification required. Must be licensed/certified or eligible to practice as PA in the State of Florida.

Nurse Practitioner:
Master's degree in Nursing required. (If licensed prior to 1998, Master's degree not required by the State of Florida.) Must have current Florida Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license or eligible to obtain Florida license. Certification by the ANCC in a specialty area required.
Additional qualifications
Previous experience preferred but not required. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess strong computer skills. Must be flexible and willing to handle extended hours and on-call responsibilities (evenings, weekends, and holidays) if required by position or department.
License or certification
Physician Assistant: NCCPA certification required. Must be licensed/certified or eligible to practice as PA in the State of Florida. Nurse Practitioner: Current ARNP license to practice in the state of Florida required. ANCC or AANP Specialty certification required. BLS certification required.

Exemption status
Exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; hours may vary.
Weekend schedule
Possible as department needs may change in the future.
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Category
Advanced Practitioner/Provider
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
128721BR
Recruiter
Natalie Brewster
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).