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Acute Care NP or PA - Transplant Nephrology

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges - one patient at a time.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

During the selection process, you may participate in an OnDemand (pre-recorded) interview that you can complete at your convenience. During the OnDemand interview, a question will appear on your screen, and you will have time to consider each question before responding. You will have the opportunity to re-record your answer to each question - Mayo Clinic will only see the final recording. The complete interview will be reviewed by a Mayo Clinic staff member and you will be notified of next steps.

Position description
The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant supporting the nephrology transplant team will care for patients 1 year post-op, both clinic and hospital. Clinic involves management of waitlisted kidney transplant patients, and postoperative care for kidney transplant recipients. The NP or PA will will provide consult service and round with physicians and fellows. This role will also triage calls for patients.

The provision of care includes, but is not limited to: obtaining patient history, comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmacological agents and treatments, and non-pharmacological therapies. Monitors the effectiveness of the therapeutic interventions. 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 or PA demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and 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.

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
      • The NP PA must be flexible and willing to work 12 hour shifts, weekends, and holidays.
      • Experience providing care in patient's homes or via telehealth/remote monitoring is a preferred.
      • 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
        • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license to practice in the State of Arizona.
        • BLS and ACLS are required.
        • For Nurse Practitioners, Acute Care certification is required, and for Physician Assistants, NCCPA certification is required.
        • Evidence of application for DEA certificate must be provided upon hire and obtained within 90 days of hire. Certification should be maintained thereafter unless waived by department/division.
          Exemption status

          Compensation Detail
          Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

          Benefits eligible

          Full Time

          Hours / Pay period

          Schedule details
          • Monday-Friday and Alternating Weekends, Inpatient and outpatient role.
          • Nurse Practitioner candidates must be Acute Care certified.
            Weekend schedule
            Alternating weekend clinical duties, alternating weekends on-call.

            International Assignment

            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.

            Latasha Perkins

            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.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Goodyear , Acute Care NP or PA - Transplant Nephrology, Other , Goodyear, Arizona

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