Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Internal Medicine


  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Posted: Sep 12, 2019

Job Description


The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in the Division of Infectious Disease provides care to a patient population with a broad spectrum of bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. Nurse Practitioners and Physician 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. 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. Individual monitors the effectiveness of the therapeutic interventions and 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/PA demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and team projects, education, and research and actively seeks to improve the practice through performance improvement initiatives. Remains active in professional organizations and participates in community activities.

Qualifications


Nurse Practitioner:
Must be a graduate of an accredited university.
Master of Science in Nursing required.
Must be licensed or eligible to practice as a CNP in the State of Arizona. Must have national certification.
AOCNP Certification preferred.

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.

Employment Type


  • Full Time

Schedule Information


Hours: 80

Mayo Clinic's Campus in Arizona

5881 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054

Phone: (480) 342-2000

Web: http://jobs.mayoclinic.org

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