at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Mar 15, 2023, 5:33:25 PMClosing Date:Feb 24, 2024, 5:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:7:00P.M.Shift End Time:7:00A.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:NNOC NursesPosting Salary:$42.711 - $67.995 Hourly
Organization:Health and Hospital Systems

Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address:
When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.

Starting salary is commensurate with years of APN experience

Job Summary
Under the administrative supervision of the Pediatric Department Chair and clinical supervision of a Neonatology Attending, the APN Nurse Practitioner will practice in an inpatient pediatric setting providing clinical care and management of sick neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The APN will also provide delivery room coverage as needed. Performs all duties with the legal guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act and Cook County Health (CCH) policies. MULTIPLE VACANCIES
Typical Duties
Provides independent care for a population of patients as delineated in the collaborative agreement.
Participates in the care of all neonates in the NICU.
Performs infant resuscitation of deliveries in Labor and Delivery, Operating Room (OR), Emergency Department (ED), or other areas.
Participates as member of the transport team, as needed.
Provides independent pediatric physical assessment; obtains a comprehensive health history and physical; documents progress notes; prepares discharge summaries as required.
Identifies significant health and medical risk factors and documents in the EMR
Orders and interprets diagnostic tests to differentiate between normal variations and abnormal deviations; refers patients with abnormal results to consult with a physician
In collaboration with the physician, develops a treatment plan
Prescribes and dispenses of legal drugs and controlled substances as delegated
Acts as a liaison and collaborates with nursing staff, physicians, and house staff regularly to ensure quality and safe patient care.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated and within the scope of practice of the collaborating physician; central vascular access, lumbar punctures, endotracheal intubation chest tube replacement, peripheral vascular access, and management of Non-Invasive Position Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) and Intermittent Position Pressure Ventilation (IPPV).


Minimum Qualifications
Must possess a current Advanced Practice Nurse - Nurse Practitioner license in the State of Illinois as a Nurse Practitioner or ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
Current DEA License or the ability to obtain license within six (6) months of hire
Current IL controlled Substance License or the ability to obtain within (6) months of hire
One (1) year experience working in an Intensive Care Setting
Master's degree in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty from an accredited college or university (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Must be certified by a nationally recognized body as designated by the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act
Preferred Qualifications
Must possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and/or NRP certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with all levels of individuals internally and externally
Demonstrate communication skills to lead and teach
Ability to work with patients and co-workers of diverse background
Strong customer service and empathy skills
Demonstrates good computer and typing skills
Demonstrate good phone and email etiquette skills with strong response times
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict resolution skills
Ability to interpret complex organizational systems
Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize projects and tasks
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Ability to tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise, odor and temperature
Ability to work flexible hours, and may include evenings and/or weekends according to the needs of the clinic
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy, and precision
Demonstrate physical, mental and muscular coordination
This position requires various types of physical exertion with the use of hands, legs, and fingers Including but not limited to lifting, pushing, pulling, prolonged... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11290281

Posted On: Sep 17, 2023

Updated On: Oct 17, 2023

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