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

Description

Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant, (Inpatient Leukemia) - $5,000 Sign On Bonus – Rotating, Hyde Park - Chicago, IL

Area: 374581 - APN BILLING

Shift: Full Time (1.0 FTE) / 12 hour Rotating shifts (7a - 7p, or 7p - 7a)

 

Nurse Practitioner Job Summary:

 

The Nurse Practitioner an advance practice nurse responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. The NP manages a caseload of patients and exercises autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The scope of practice also includes family support, teaching, staff education, consultation, and research. The NP utilizes advance practice skills obtained through the completion of a formal nurse practitioner program at an accredited college of nursing. These skills include advanced levels of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care, as well as performing some invasive procedures.

 

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 ANCC or AANP
  • Must have or be able to qualify for Illinois and DEA prescribing numbers
  • At least 1 year of inpatient experience perferred
  • Previous oncology experience preferred
  • Acute Care 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. The PA has acquired the knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to assist the physician through organized instruction and supervised practice. This licensed health professional will take patient histories, conduct examinations, diagnose illnesses, pre- and post-operative patient evaluation, order and interpret laboratory tests and assist during complicated operations. The PA exercises autonomy in medical decision making and provides a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

 

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
  • At least 1 year of inpatient experience preferred
  • Previous oncology experience preferred


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.

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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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