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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Gastroenterology

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Sun City
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022), 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 . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is looking for an compassionate, patient-centered Advanced Practice Provider (either a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to care for ambulatory patients supporting inflammatory bowel disease and comprehensive gastroenterology care teams.
This vital member of the care team will work independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to meet the needs of patients with gastrointestinal symptoms.

The Advanced Practice Provider delivers specialty-specific care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion, symptom management and disease prevention. This individual provides 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 practice. 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 through performance improvement initiatives. The Advanced Practice Provider is active in professional organizations and participates in community activities.

New Grads will not be considered at this time.

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 verbal, written and oral communication skills required. Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting required Demonstrated leadership ability including mentorship, teaching and quality improvement desired. Two or more years in a Gastroenterology practice with experience caring for patients with IBD preferred. Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.

      License or certification
      • Current RN licensure from Arizona, or valid compact state license with Arizona license obtained within 90 days of start date, Advanced Practice Certificate, and Prescribing and Dispensing Certificate in Arizona.
      • Certification as nurse practitioner or physician assistant by an approved certifying organization.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained.
      • Must provide evidence of application for DEA certificate upon hire, obtain DEA certificate within 90 days of hire, and maintain certificate thereafter.

        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
        Flexible scheduling of 4 or 5 days and a small portion of dedicated video visit time may be available.

        Weekend schedule

        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 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.

        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, Sun City , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Gastroenterology, Healthcare , Sun City, Arizona

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