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Company: UchicagoMedicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) – Trauma/Critical Care

Area: 374581, APN BILLING
Shift: Full-Time (1.0 FTE) / 12-hour shifts

As an Advanced Practice Provider in a Level I Trauma Center, your role is vital. Trauma care will require the involvement of the right people (including those who perform functions outside of the Emergency Department), new and revised policies and protocols, programs that will be new to UCMC, a heightened level of teamwork, and new and refined systems of care. The care of trauma patients spans all services of the hospital. Our vision for the UCM trauma center is to provide our communities, patients and their families with high-quality, high-touch trauma care through clinical excellence and integrated recovery and outreach programs, while enlarging the reservoir of knowledge through medical education, research, and community collaboration.

Nurse Practitioner Job Summary:

The Trauma Nurse Practitioner is an advance practice nurse responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. The ARNP 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.

Trauma Nurse Practitioner Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate of a formal nurse practitioner program
  • Completion of AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) Certification or within one year of employment
  • Trauma experience preferred

Physician Assistant Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant is qualified by academic and clinical education to provide healthcare and patient services that may include educational, research, clinical nursing specialist support and administrative activities under the direction and supervision of the Director/leadership of the Center for the Section Chief of General Surgery. The PA has acquired the knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to assist the physician / surgeon through organized instruction and supervised practice. This licensed health professional will take patient histories, conduct examinations, diagnose illnesses, order and interpret laboratory tests and assist during complicated operations.

Trauma Physician Assistant Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Education: Completion of an accredited (physician assistant) educational program required.
  • Licensure: Certification in ACLS and by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and current and/or eligibility for: State of Illinois licensure/registration required
  • Trauma experience preferred

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.

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,

University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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