JacksonvilleFLRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Jacksonville jobs

Lead Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner III - Orthopedics - Orthopedic Surgery

Company: Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Lead Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner III - Orthopedics
Why 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.


Upon approval by the Florida Department of Health/Department of Professional Regulation/Board of Medicine and the Mayo Clinic Credentialing Committee, the supervising MD may delegate health care tasks to a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP). The Lead Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner performs these tasks in any of these authorized settings: clinics, hospitals and/or ambulatory surgery centers.

Tasks may include:

* Obtaining patient history,
* performing physical examinations,
* ordering, performing and interpreting diagnostic and therapeutic testing and procedures, formulating a diagnostic impression,
* developing and implementing a treatment plan, monitoring effectiveness of therapeutic interventions,
* offering counseling and education to meet patient needs,
* make appropriate referrals and prescribing and dispensing prescription medication.
* Assists and executes bedside procedures according to specialized competencies maintained in the credentialing office and as approved by the Florida Department of Professional Regulation and the Board of Medicine.
* Actively participating in state licensing and hospital credentialing demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development of the life span.
* Demonstrates ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interprets information relative to the patient's age-specific needs.

The Lead PA or NP demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and team projects, education and research and actively seeks to improve the practice through performance improvement initiatives. Active in professional organization and participates in community activities.

In addition to the above requirement the Lead Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner will complete the following:

* Performs specialized procedures per competency maintained in the Medical Staff Office.
* Provides evaluations and consultations with indirect supervision at least 50% of the days worked.
* Takes Call Assignments.


Physician Assistant:

* A graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program and meets the requirement for certification/re-certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Nurse Practitioner:

* Master's degree in Nursing required (If licensed prior to 1988, Master's degree is not required by the State of Florida). Current Florida APRN license is required. Certification by the ANCC in a specialty area required.

Additional Qualifications:

* Demonstrated success in curriculum design and development. Prior simulation experience is preferred.
* Prior research experience is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant educational content and appropriate methods of delivery of education for adult learners.
* Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, organizational and self-directive skills.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
* Ability to work with others to accomplish goals through collaboration and coordination.
* Ability to collect, compare, sort and prioritize information to be used in the decision-making process.
* Ability to flex work schedule including nights, weekends and holidays to accommodate the needs of the practice.
* Strong computer skills and electronic medical record experience preferred.
* Minimum of 2-5 years of management experience preferred.

License or Certification:

* The Physician Assistant must be board-certified by the NCCPA at the time of employment. A current or temporary Physician Assistant registration with the Florida State Board of Medicine is required.
* The Nurse Practitioner must have a current APRN license to practice in the state of Florida required. ANCC or AANP Specialty certification required.
* Registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is required.
* BLS required (American Heart Association or Red Cross)

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 8-5 with occasional call responsibilities

Weekend Schedule

Occasional weekend call (4-5 times per year)

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 , Lead Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner III - Orthopedics - Orthopedic Surgery, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Florida jobs by following @recnetFL on Twitter!

Jacksonville RSS job feeds