at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Apr 14, 2023, 4:10:59 PMClosing Date:Mar 9, 2024, 5:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:8:00A.M.Shift End Time:4:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC NursesPosting Salary:$42.711 - $58.425 Hourly
Organization:Health and Hospital Systems

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Starting salary is commensurate with years of APN experience

Job Summary
Under the administrative direction of the Director of Operations, CCH Cancer Programming & Initiative with the clinical oversight by the Chair of the Department of Nursing, the APN-Nurse Practitioner coordinates care of cancer patients after completing treatment for cancer by conducting a comprehensive assessment and screening of specific survivorship care needs while considering the survivor's physical and psychosocial characteristics to tailor their care. This position will require a combination of foundational APN knowledge and oncology-specific evidence-based guidelines.
Performs all duties with the legal guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act and Cook County Health (CCH) policies.
Typical Duties
Provides and manages patient care for oncology patients as part of a multidisciplinary health care delivery team.
Provides independent physical assessment, history and physical and medication reconciliation, coordination of patient care and patient management for a variety of oncologic indications.
Orders and interprets diagnostic tests to differentiate between normal variations and abnormal deviations; refers patient abnormal results to consult with a physician.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated such as wound care, injections, aspirations, and surgery
Identifies and communicates with supervisor any patient care issues; offers research guided recommendations for improvement initiatives if applicable.
Performs primary care in an outpatient independent clinic.
Performs procedures, treatments, and other subspecialty dependent modalities within the scope of the collaborating MD to improve patient outcomes.
Adheres to quality and patient safety standards set forth by CCH.
Prescribes and dispenses medications utilizing best practices.
Develops nursing and technical skills to further contribute to the total care of the patient.
Organizes transition between inpatient and outpatient care, as well as referral to Primary Care.
Collaborates with Cancer Patient Liaisons and Nurse Navigators to ensure comprehensive care coordination.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements.
Performs and documents in the Emergency Medical Record (EMR) inpatient history and physical, progress notes, consultations, and discharge summaries.
Completes EMR documentation for meaningful use as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Cancer Center directors.


Minimum Qualifications
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois
Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse-Nurse Practitioner in the State of Illinois
Current Illinois Practice Act Prescriptive Authority
Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Certification by a nationally recognized body as designated by the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act
One (1) year of full-time nursing experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse with experience in oncology
Previous full-time nursing work experience in a specialized clinical nursing area
Active Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Preferred Qualifications
Completion of a one (1) year APRN fellowship in same discipline
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Working knowledge of electronic medical record database.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
Sufficient organizational skills to manage diverse group of complex patients.
Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain appropriate professional relationships with patients, members of the health care team, and other personnel.
Strong written and verbal communication.
Ability to assess information, apply critical thinking to determine course of action, and relay this information to patients, families, and clinical staff.
Ability to demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural diversity, patients and coworkers of all... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11289408

Posted On: Sep 16, 2023

Updated On: Oct 16, 2023

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