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Advanced Practice Nurse - Full Time -Emergency Medicine - 00311357

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Mercy Medical
Physical Address
Maywood, IL, United States
Maywood, IL 60141
Job Description

Employment Type:

Full time



The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) provides advanced nursing care in the acute care setting, based on educational preparation and/or certification in the APN role to a specific patient population. Care goals include promotion of healing, prevention of illness and recidivism. The APN assumes the management of patients, functioning in both an independent and collaborative role with the physician, case manager, and other members of the health care team. As an expert practitioner, the APN performs selected invasive procedures, designs individualized treatment plans, evaluates outcomes, and modifies the treatment plan as needed. The APN facilitates the transition of patients between service units and provides/coordinates complex patient and family teaching. Recognizes and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola’s 14 Magnet Forces.
Ensures that care delivered to patients, meets/exceeds standards of care and is provided according to Loyola University Medical Center’s mission, strategic plans and all internal/external regulations, policies and procedures. Practices within the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Nurse Practice Act. Supports the established care models of Loyola University Medical Center.

Functions independently and collaboratively with the physician to provide continuity of health care services for individuals, families or groups.

Evaluates the health status, acute episodes of illness, and health care needs of individuals through emphasis on comprehensive history, physical exam, and psychosocial assessment. Magnet Force #‘s 2, 5, 6, 12, 13

Analyzes data to identify health/illness problems, the human responses to actual or potential health/illness problems, identifies variations from the norm in diagnoses emergent problems and complications.

Designs and evaluates individualized treatment plan. Consults with other members of the health care team on emergent problems for rapid disposition/resolution. Magnet Force #’s 2, 6

Demonstrates and maintains expertise in the performance of selected complex invasive procedures.

Coordinates care for optimal continuity of care across the health care continuum.

Facilitates patient/family participation in health care by identifying learning needs and providing specialized education to enhance decision making.

Trinity Health’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health’s dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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