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


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Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant), Kidney Transplant, Full-Time, Days, University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL



The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. As an APP, you 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 throughout all stages of the abdominal, kidney and liver transplant processes.


This individual utilizes 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  solid organ transplant patients and others with end-stage organ disease. The APP is also responsible for planning, organizing, and directing patient care efforts in collaboration with medical and surgical physicians and other team members. Based on the specific work group, the individual's responsibilities may encompass the pre-transplant, peri-transplant/inpatient, post-transplant, or all phases of transplant care.


Nurse Practitioner (NP) Required Qualifications

  • Master's of Science in Nursing required
  • 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



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: Days, 5x8's, 8am-5pm
  • Unit/Department: LIVER TRANSPLANT
  • CBA Code: Non-Union 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred candidates will have 2-5 years experience of glucose management and other endocrine issues
  • A combination of transplant and other related nursing experience may be considered

Organizational Overview

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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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