Mayo Clinic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery in Jacksonville, Florida








Cardiovascular Surgery

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has a multidisciplinary, team-oriented work environment that presents opportunities that my rarely be experienced elsewhere. Our model of care is the foundation of an environment that offers nurse practitioners and physicians assistants the opportunity to provide personalized care that reflects dignity and worth of each patient, while being responsible and accountable for that care.

Position description

This position will work collaboratively with the current cardiothoracic surgeons, associate surgeons, surgical Advanced Practice Professionals, and other allied health staff to achieve a team centered approach to comprehensive patient care for the needs of Mayo Clinic patients.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to): surgical first assistance, inpatient critical care, inpatient step-down unit care, outpatient clinic visits, and call coverage.

-Assisting in surgery

-Performing minor procedures and surgical procedures

-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

-Demonstrates ability to assess data reflective of patient's status and appropriately interprets information relative to patient's age-specific needs.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant performs the following tasks in any authorized setting (clinics, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, nursing homes, or patient's home).


Nurse Practitioner:

Must be a graduate of an accredited university, Master of Science in Nursing required (If licensed prior to 1998, Master’s degree not required by the State of Florida). Must be licensed or eligible to practice as an ARNP in the State of Florida.

Physician Assistant:

Must be a graduate of an accredited university, NCCPA Certification required. Must be licensed or eligible to practice as a PA in the State of Florida.

Previous NP/PA experience in a surgical setting is required.

License or certification

Must be licensed or eligible to practice as an ARNP or PA in the State of Florida.

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; 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; hours may vary; extended hours may occur to complete surgical cases. One night a week call coverage required.

Weekend schedule

Call coverage for the weekend is one in 4 weekends: 1:4 with one post call day

Site description

Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!


Advanced Practitioner/Provider

Career profile

Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant

Job posting number



Dana Smith

Equal opportunity employer

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