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The Department of Transplant Nephrology at Mayo Clinic invites applications for a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona.
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.
In addition to the above responsibilities, candidates must also meet two to four of the following: perform specialized procedure(s), provide evaluations and consults with indirect supervision at least 50% of days worked, take call assignments, provide evening or weekend/Holiday call.
Candidates must have the following qualifications:
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.
Both nurse practitioners and/or physician assistants must maintain prescribing and dispensing privileges in Arizona. Candidates must also 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.
Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report (2016-2017 Best Hospitals). Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 3,800 physicians and scientists across all locations working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.
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