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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner II

Company: Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner II - Cardiothoracic SurgeryWhy Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Cardiothoracic Surgery Advanced Practice Provider (APP) classified as Level II nonsurgical position covering ICU, step down unit, and outpatient clinic.

* Hospital responsibilities: Preoperative admissions, consultations, medical optimization/ management, ICU, discharges.
* Outpatient clinic responsibilities: new consults, established patient care, postoperative follow up visits, and coordination of follow up care with other services.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant at Mayo Clinic also may perform the following tasks in any authorized setting:

* Obtaining patient history
* Performing physical examinations
* Ordering and performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
* Formulating a diagnostic impression
* Developing and implementing a treatment plan
* Monitoring effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
* Offering counseling and education to meet patient needs
* Making appropriate referrals
* Prescribing and dispensing prescription medication in accordance with FL state laws and department policies
* Performing minor procedures and surgical procedures
* Demonstrates ability to assess data reflective of patient's status and appropriately interprets information relative to patient's age-specific needs.
* Assist with ongoing departmental process improvement and policy development
* Other departmental or institutional committee assignments as needed


Minimum 2 years experience as a PA or NP preferred. May consider new graduate if experience aligns with needs of the department.

Physician Assistant:

Must be a graduate of CAAHEP (Council on the Accreditations of Allied Health Education Programs) approved university program. NCCPA certification required. Must be licensed/certified or eligible to practice as PA in the State of Florida.

Nurse Practitioner:

Master's degree in Nursing required. (If licensed prior to 1998, Master's degree not required by the State of Florida.) Must have current Florida Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN) license or eligible to obtain Florida license. Certification by the ANCC or AANP in a specialty area required.

Additional Qualifications:

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess strong computer skills. Must be flexible and willing to handle extended hours and on-call responsibilities (evenings, weekends, and holidays) if need arises in department.

License or Certification:

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license to practice in the State of Florida. BLS and ACLS required (American Heart Association or Red Cross acceptable). For Nurse Practitioners, certification by the ANCC or AANP is required and for Physician Assistants, NCCPA certification is required.

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

Monday - Friday 7AM - 4PM. Night and weekend call as needed based on the needs of the department.

Weekend Schedule

Weekend call as needed based on the needs of the department.

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

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.


LaTasha Perkins

Keywords: Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida, Jacksonville , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner II , Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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