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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Medical Oncology Brain New

Rochester, MN

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Hiring Company

Mayo Clinic


Position Description

Medical Oncology is looking to hire a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) into the Brain Oncology Care Team. 

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) will be an integral part of our adult Medical Oncology outpatient practice, seeing adult patients with neurologic malignancies as part of our Brain care team. 

NPs and PAs are an integral part cancer at Mayo Clinic.  They see patients at initial consultation and follow established patients, guiding them through their treatment plan in close collaboration with supervising oncologists. The NP or PA manages treatment-related toxicities for patients who are going through standard and research-based therapy, as well as provides care and support for patients during all aspects of their disease course.  This includes ordering of curative intent therapy, acute symptom and long-term treatment-related toxicities management, assessment for cancer regression/progression/recurrence, clinical trials enrollment and end-of-life care. 

Due to the complexity and breadth of the patient population, the ideal NP/PA candidate requires a commitment to challenging and complex patients, excellent communication and assessment skills, as well as the ability to balance treatment with symptom management and psychosocial support. The individual NP/ PA will work within the focused Brain Oncology Care Team.  The Brain group is a team comprising of Oncologist, Neurologist, NP/PAs, RNs and other allied health.  The team works in close collaboration with colleagues in Neurology, Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Palliative Care and other multidisciplinary teams.  The NP/PA will have a central role on the team to provide continuity for patients, serve as a provider resource for nursing and help with coordination of care across multidisciplinary team. 

All NP/PAs in Oncology will provide back-up coverage to our Acute Clinic serving Oncology outpatients presenting with acute symptoms, on average 1-2 times/year.

Once established clinically, the division and tumor group are very supportive of mentoring NP/PAs in other academic and research pursuits.

Qualifications:

  • Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and nurse practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN and APRN license and certified as an FNP, ANP or ACNP; or
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by the NCCPA and registration as a PA by the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice.
  • The NP PA must be eligible for DEA registration.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.

**Please submit resume, cover letter and 2 letters of reference.**

Mayo Clinic employees applying for this position are asked to attach 3 most recent performance evaluations to online application to be considered for this position.

Exemption status: Exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $3,936.00, based on a full-time position.
Benefits Eligible: Yes
schedule: Full Time
Schedule Details:

  • Monday - Friday (out-patient) - Clinic hours
  • **Dept. may be flexible if candidates are interested in lower FTE such as .8 or .9 FTE -- however, their preference would be to hire 1.0 FTE **

Weekend Schedule: no call and no weekends

Site Description:

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

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



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