Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Oncology

Mayo Clinic - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)4.2









Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic in Arizona has an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Practice Provider to join their Oncology team. The ideal candidate would maximize their clinical skills by working twice a week in the outpatient thoracic clinic and twice a week in the inpatient oncology consultation service.

Position description

The Nurse Practitioner or the Physician Assistant has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. This individual combines care with aspects of medical 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 Advanced Practitioner's role. 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 of nursing through performance improvement initiatives.

Level II Requirements:
In addition to meeting the above requirements, the NP or PA must meet two to four of the following:

Spend at least 50% of days based at the hospital (rounds, service, or shift work)
Perform specialized procedure(s)
Provides evals and consults with indirect supervision at least 50% of days worked
Spend at least 10% of days as First Assist in surgery
Take call assignments (Primary and/or ED)
Provide Weekend/Holiday Service.

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 written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff needs.
Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting.
Two to five years of clinical experience preferred.
Oncology experience preferred.
Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.
Must attest to ability to care for adolescent patients.
License or certification

Must provide evidence of application for DEA certificate upon hire, obtain DEA certificate within 90 days of hire, and maintain certificate thereafter unless waived by department/division.
Maintains specialty certification.
ACLS and BLS is required upon hire.
Exemption status


Compensation Detail

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

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Schedule details

Monday - Friday

Weekend schedule

No weekend requirements.

Site description

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.


Advanced Practitioner/Provider

Career profile

Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant

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Adriana Semko

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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).