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Advanced Practice Nurse II/Physician Assistant II

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6859782
Company Name
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica
Physical Address
225 E Chicago Ave # # 14
Chicago, IL 60611
Job Description

Job LocationsUS-IL-Chicago
Advanced Practice Nurse II/Physician Assistant II – Inpatient Hem/Onc/ Stem Cell

Requisition ID
2019-8455

Category
Advanced Practice Providers

Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Shift
Night/Day

Overview

General Summary of Position Responsibility:

The Provider works within the multidisciplinary clinical team to provide individualized patient care through history and physical assessment, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, medication ordering, prescribing and management, formulating diagnoses and patient/family education. S/he promotes evidenced based practice by conducting or participating in research and academic activities. S/he provides support to the nursing and leadership staff in order to promote the advancement of the nursing profession at Lurie Children’s and in the community-at-large. The role is unique to each division and in accordance with individual credentialing and privileging through the Medical Staff Office.
Responsibilities

Area Specific Job Accountabilities:

Inpatient Oncology/Stem Cell Role (1.0 FTE)
- Work on a multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive care to stem cell transplant and oncology patients admitted for inpatient therapy. Oncology patients may include those admitted for routine chemotherapy or acute illness. As indicated, patient assignments may include hematology patients as well.
- Participate in daily rounds with the multidisciplinary teams.
- Follow-up on daily diagnostic testing and augment care as indicated, in collaboration with the medical team.
- Provide home health care and follow-up needs in consultation with case management and social work.
- Provide patients and families with education regarding the diagnosis, treatment plan, diagnostic testing results, and home or follow-up care.
- Navigate the discharge process for patients in a timely manner.
- Document patient care accurately and comprehensively through daily progress notes and discharge summaries.
- This position requires working day and night shifts, as well as holidays and weekends.

Qualifications

APN Requirements;

  • Master’s degree or higher from an accredited school of nursing appropriate for certification as a Nurse Practitioner. (CNS certification is not acceptable if hired after January 1, 2010)
  • Two (2) years of nursing experience preferred.
  • Licensure in the State of Illinois as an APN is required.
  • Experience in primary care, mental health, ex-premies, or Autistic Spectrum Disorders preferred
  • Experience as delineated in clinical privileges through credentialing by the Medical Staff Office.
  • Basic Life Support certification required. Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification required in some specialty areas.
  • Any other certification required for specialty area.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Physician Assistant Requirements;

  • Master’s degree from a nationally accredited Physician Assistant program required.
  • 2 years of clinical patient care experience preferred. Pediatric experience strongly preferred.
  • Active licensure in the State of Illinois as a Physician Assistant is required.
  • Experience as delineated in clinical privileges through credentialing by the Medical Staff Office.
  • Basic Life Support certification required. Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification required in some specialty areas.
  • Any other certification required for specialty area.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with physicians, residents, advanced practice nurses, nurses, administrative manager and directors and support staff thereby creating a cohesive well developed team.

General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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