Join UChicago Medicine, as a Registry Advanced Practice Practitioner for our Cardio-Oncology department.
As a Registry Advanced Practice Practitioner, is responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management.
In this role, the APP 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.
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.
- Appropriately prioritizes patient care.
- Plans and implements appropriate pharmacological therapies.
- Accurately and appropriately performs routine diagnostic and therapeutic techniques according to established protocols and standardized procedures for advanced 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.
- Identifies and promotes cost effective, quality patient care.
- Promotes, has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate patient care protocol relating to the physical, psychosocial and developmental needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
- Establishes and maintains a collaborative relationship with health care colleagues.
- Demonstrates effective use of verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills using strategies that promote problem resolution.
- Maintains formal and informal systems for information sharing, planning and problem solving with unit staff, other APP's, medical staff and other nursing and hospital personnel.
- Identifies mechanisms to determine the future direction of the advanced practitioner role.
- Identifies and clarifies the advanced practitioner role to patients, family members, and other members of the health care team.
- Participates in self and peer evaluation to improve quality of care.
- Participates in the development, review, and evaluation of advanced practitioner standardized procedures.
- Identifies ethical dilemmas involved in the evaluation and management of patients under his/her care.
- Participates in research projects in the practice area.
- Graduate degree in physician assistant studies or another advanced practice area
- Graduate of a formal physician assistant program or another advanced practice program
- Specialty certification (when available)
- Completion of AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Licensed physician assistant in the state of Illinois OR Liscensed in another advanced provider practice in the state of Illinois.
- Minimum of 3-5 years' experience as an advanced provided
- Job Type/FTE: Registry/.01
- Shift: Rotating
- Unit/Department: 377410- Echo-Adult
- CBA Code: Non-Union
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Why Join Us?
We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.
Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.
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