Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant-BMT
- Location: Phoenix, AZ
- Posted: Nov 5, 2019
An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with Hematology-Oncology or Cardiac Intensive Care experience is preferred. The practitioner has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets the criteria established by the profession. The individual collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals to provide health care across the continuum for assigned hematologic and stem cell transplant 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 in addition to non-pharmacological therapies. The practitioner monitors the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions and makes clinical decisions and referrals as appropriate. An ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patients age-specific and disease- specific needs is required. The individual performs minor procedures as approved by the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants or the Arizona Board of Nursing. The individual demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees, team projects, education, and research. The practitioner seeks to improve the practice through performance improvement initiatives and continuing education.
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, First assisting experience 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.
Internal employees must attach the three most recent performance appraisals to the online application.
- Full Time