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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as a Nurse Practitioner in the CCD Operating Room.

 

As an Advanced Practice Provider, you will be responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. The PNNP manages a caseload of patients and exercises autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The scope of practice includes family support, discharge planning, staff education, consultation and research.

 

In this role, the APP will manage a caseload of patients and exercise autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The scope of practice includes family support, discharge planning, staff education, consultation and research. In this role you will provide direct support to patients cared for under the hepatology service. The APP will utilize advance practice skills obtained through the completion of a formal provider program. These skills include advanced levels of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care, as well as performing some invasive procedures. For this position, the APP will be responsible for functions related to the clinical care and management of  hepatology patients. The APP is also responsible for planning, organizing, and directing patient care efforts in collaboration with medical and surgical physicians and other team members.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Gathers pertinent information systematically and skillfully from all sources: history, diagnostic tests, comprehensive physical examination, and psycho-social assessments.
  • Differentiates normal and abnormal variations for all body systems.
  • Assesses patient and family adaptation, coping skills and the need for crisis or other intervention.
  • Accurately interprets diagnostic tests.
  • Analyzes multiple sources of data in making clinical judgments and in determining the effectiveness of a plan of care.
  • Develops problem lists with associated differential diagnosis.
  • Identifies educational needs of the patient and family and assists with teaching.
  • Incorporates assessment findings into a plan to direct patient care.
  • Formulates a plan of care in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, nursing staff and other member of the health care team which incorporates health care maintenance, discharge and follow-up care.
  • Plans and implements appropriate pharmacological therapies.
  • Accurately and appropriately performs routine diagnostic and therapeutic techniques according to established protocols and standardized procedures for nurse practitioners.
  • Initiates referrals based on patient and family need.
  • Seeks appropriate consultation dependent upon patient health care needs.
  • Accurately presents and documents the database, impression and plan of care.
  • Promotes, has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate patient care protocol relating to the physical, psychosocial and developmental needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Participates in research projects in the practice area.

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Required Qualifications

    • Master's of Science in Nursing required
    • Licensed Registered nurse in the state of Illinois
    • Current and/or eligibility for State of Illinois RN and APN licensure/registration required
    • Must be certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurse's Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    • Must have or be able to qualify for Illinois and DEA prescribing numbers

OR

 

Physician Assistant (PA) Required Qualifications

  • Completion of an accredited (Physician Assistant) educational program required
  • Certification by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required
  • Current and/or eligibility for State of Illinois licensure/registration required
  • Certification in ACLS required
  • Experience using automated IS including but not limited to: keyboards, computer terminals, telephones, battery-operated devices, heat-copying devices, and automated dispensing machines.

 Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: 1.0, Full-time
  • Shift: Day, 4x10's, 7am-5:30pm
  • Unit/Department: CCD-OR
  • CBA Code: Non-Union 

Organizational Overview

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Nurse Practitioner (NP) Required Qualifications

  • Master's of Science in Nursing required
  • Licensed Registered nurse in the state of Illinois
  • Current and/or eligibility for State of Illinois RN and APN licensure/registration required
  • Must be certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurse's Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Must have or be able to qualify for Illinois and DEA prescribing numbers

Organizational Overview

Located in Historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is a not-for-profit integrated and academic health system of hospital and physician services, providing world class care since 1927. UChicago Medicine operates four hospitals and a state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility located within a medical center campus of twenty interconnected buildings, along with several satellite facilities situated throughout Chicago's south suburbs. In addition, Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located outside of the main medical campus in Harvey, IL. Today, UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division, including Ingalls Memorial Hospital encompass over 800 beds and employ nearly 12,000 people, which includes more than 800 attending physicians, 1100 residents and fellows, and 2,600 nurses.

 

UChicago Medicine's mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient's dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine has established a market identity “At the Forefront of Medicine”, and has consistently been able to attract a critical mass of talented physicians, healthcare professionals and staff to treat the most complex clinical problems. In recognition of this excellence, U.S. News and World Report rank many of our programs as among the best in the United States.

 

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.


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