Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Cardiovascular Surgery



City
Phoenix
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Cardiovascular Surgery
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic in Arizona has an exciting opportunity for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in Cardiovascular Surgery.
Position description
The Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. Physicians 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. Provides primary health care to individuals and families. 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. Monitors the effectiveness of the therapeutic interventions. Makes appropriate referrals. Performs minor procedures as approved by the AZ Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants.

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 Physician Assistant demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and/or team projects, education, and research and actively seeks to improve the practice through performance improvement initiatives. Active in professional organizations and participates in community activities.



Level IV Requirements:

In addition to the above requirements, must meet seven to eight of the following, including Neurosurgery and/or CV Surgery Specialty Practice:

* Spends at least 50% of days based at the hospital (rounds, service, or shift work)

* Performs specialized procedure(s)

* Provides evals and consults with indirect supervision at least 50% of days worked

* Spends at least 10% of days as First Assist in surgery

* Takes call assignments (Primary and/or ED)

* Provides Weekend/Holiday Service

* CV Surgery Specialty Practice
Qualifications
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.

For Critical Care 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 required. First assisting experience required.

Internal employees must attach the three most recent performance appraisals to the online application.
Additional qualifications
  • Endoscopic vein harvesting skills required.
  • Prefer 2-3 years Cardiothoracic Surgery Experience.
  • Surgical 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
  • Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.
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.
  • 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

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 fifth 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
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
146305BR
Recruiter
Adriana Semko
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.