Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Oncology



City
Phoenix
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Medical Oncology
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic has an exciting opportunity for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to join the Hematology/Oncology team. This position will rotate between the inpatient Oncology and the Immediate Cancer Clinic (our active treatment symptom management clinic).
Position description
The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or the Physician Assistant has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. This individual combines care with aspects of medical care, focusing on the patient as a whole person. 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 Advanced Practitioner's role. 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 Advanced Practice Provider 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 Acute Care 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.
Qualifications
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
  • Master of Science in Nursing required.
  • Must be licensed or eligible to practice as an CNP in the State of Arizona. Must have national certification.

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 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 to five years of clinical oncology experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in EPIC preferred.
License or certification
  • DEA required
  • Maintains specialty certification.
  • BLS is required.
  • ACLS is 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
Variable hours, days and evenings until 9:30 p.m. 1 holiday.
Weekend schedule
10 weekends per year maximum
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.
Category
Advanced Practitioner/Provider, Nursing
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
133235BR
Recruiter
Natalie Brewster
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.