Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Transplant Nephrology

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic in Arizona has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant in the Department of Transplant Nephrology.

Position description
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary healthcare team and is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients, pre and post kidney transplant. Primary responsibilities include managing care in the outpatient setting, providing on-going support and follow-up for transplant recipients, and coordinating care across multiple internal and external providers. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant practices within the guidelines of the transplant program and the institution. Responsibilities also include giving direction to various allied health staff. Tasks may include: comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a diagnostic impression, developing and implementing a treatment plan, monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions, prescription of pharmacological agents and treatments and non-pharmacological therapies, and offering counseling and education to meet patient needs.

Level II Requirements: In addition to the above requirements, must meet two to four of the following: Performs specialized procedure(s). Provides evaluations and consults with indirect supervision at least 50% of days worked. Takes call assignments, Provides Evening, Weekend/Holiday call.
For Nurse Practitioner: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and nurse practitioner program. Current RN license, Advanced Practice Certificate, and Prescribing and Dispensing Certificate in Arizona. Certification as nurse practitioner by an approved certifying organization.

RNFA is NOT required.

For Physician Assistant: Graduation from a university program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education (ARCE) for the Physician Assistant. Must be certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Must have Arizona licensure as a Physician Assistant under the supervision of a Mayo Clinic physician upon hire.

Internal employees must attach the three most recent performance appraisals to the online application.
Additional qualifications
This is a Pre & Post Kidney Transplant, outpatient position. M-F, 8-5 or 9-6 with night and weekend call.

Two to five years of clinical experience preferred. 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. Primary care, acute care, and/or surgical experience preferred. Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.
License or certification
For Both Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: Maintains prescribing and dispensing privileges in Arizona. Must provide DEA certificate upon hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from the start date.

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Schedule details
Days Monday-Friday Days 8 AM-5PM; On-call rotation evenings and weekends
Weekend schedule
On-call rotation evenings and weekends. On-Call remotely with a 1:5 weekend rotation with intermittent evening coverage M - F. On call responsibilities includes lab review, triage, responding to patient calls, and collaboration with outside facilities and inpatient colleagues.
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.
Advanced Practitioner/Provider, Nursing
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
Adriana Semko
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).