Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Internal Medicine



City
Phoenix
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Infectious Diseases
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic in Arizona has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to join the outpatient Infectious Disease practice.
Position description
The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in the Division of Infectious Disease provides care to a patient population with a broad spectrum of bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, 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 in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to provide health care across the continuum of care for assigned patients. The provision of care includes, but is not limited to: obtaining patient history, comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic tests, and prescribing pharmacological agents and treatments and non-pharmacological therapies. Individual monitors the effectiveness of the therapeutic interventions and makes appropriate referrals.

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. The NP/PA demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and team projects, education, and research and actively seeks to improve the practice through performance improvement initiatives. Remains active in professional organizations and participates in community activities.
Qualifications
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. Must have national certification.
  • AOCNP Certification preferred.

Physician Assistant:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
  • NCCPA certification required.
  • Must be licensed/certified or eligible to practice as PA in the State of Arizona.
Additional qualifications
  • Excellent 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.
  • Primary care, outpatient experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in EPIC preferred.
*Internal employees must attach the three most recent performance appraisals to the online application.
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 specialty certification.
  • ACLS and BLS are required upon hire
Exemption status
Exempt
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 approx $xxxx.xx, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Site description
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.
Category
Advanced Practitioner/Provider, Nursing
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
120649BR
Recruiter
Jesus Vassallo
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).