Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Advanced Practice Nurse provides comprehensive health care for assigned patients as determined by scope of practice guidelines. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagnosis, planning and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges at UI Health and area of expertise. The APN participates in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.
Manage the care of patients within assigned area and/or area of expertise and within parameters of medical staff privileges.
Obtain relevant patient health history. Study and interpret patient tests and records.
Perform physical exam and record findings.
Perform various diagnostic, preventive and/or therapeutic procedures and/or order special screenings and developmental or laboratory tests to diagnose conditions; interpret results.
Prescribe/order appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions and develop a treatment plan.
Develop an educational plan for patient/family.
Assist with scheduling of patients for upcoming procedures including coordinating with other services (division, departments) and completion of necessary documentation, scheduling forms and clearance.
Order appropriate consultation/referral.
Determine effectiveness of treatment plan with documentation of treatment provided and patient outcomes.
Reassess and modify plan with patient/family and treatment team within the parameters of medical staff privileges.
Participates in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other healthcare disciplines. By being involved in case conferences, serving as a preceptor and mentor, assisting with curriculum development and instruction.
The Advanced Practice Nurse is required to have and maintain a faculty appointment in order to receive clinical privileges to practice at the University of Illinois Health System.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Review of applicants will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, submit cover letter, list of three references, and CV to: jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=95884 by end of business on 6/15/2018.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Master’s degree in Nursing or Doctorate degree in Nursing required.
Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of Illinois required.
Staff Nursing experience in Pediatrics preferred.
Internal Number: Job ID #95884
About University of Illinois at Chicago
Children’s Hospital University of Illinois (CHUI), home to an extraordinarily committed and talented group of physicians, scientists, educators, and administrators dedicated to advancing the field of pediatric medicine. We have made remarkable progress in fulfilling our three-pronged mission: to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to all children, especially the underserved; be an acclaimed leader in moving pediatrics forward through research; and educate medical professionals and health care workers in all aspects of our field.