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Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant), Lung Transplant, Full-Time, Day Shift, University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
UChicago Medicine's Lung Transplant Program is hiring a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) at the main campus in Hyde Park, Illinois!
Shift: Days, including on-campus and on-call responsibilities
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. As an APP, you will manage a caseload of patients and exercise autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The scope of practice includes family support, discharge planning, staff education, consultation and research. In this role you will provide direct support to patients throughout all stages of the lung transplant process.
This individual utilizes advance practice skills obtained through the completion of a formal provider program. These skills include advanced levels of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care, as well as performing some invasive procedures. For this position, the APP will be responsible for functions related to the clinical care and management of solid organ transplant patients and others with end-stage organ disease. The APP is also responsible for planning, organizing, and directing patient care efforts in collaboration with medical and surgical physicians and other team members. Based on the specific work group, the individual's responsibilities may encompass the pre-transplant, peri-transplant/inpatient, post-transplant, or all phases of transplant care.
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 American Nurse's Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
- Must have or be able to qualify for Illinois and DEA prescribing numbers
Physician Assistant (PA) Required Qualifications
- Completion of an accredited (Physician Assistant) educational program required
- Certification by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required
- Current and/or eligibility for State of Illinois licensure/registration required
- Certification in ACLS required
- Experience using automated IS including but not limited to: keyboards, computer terminals, telephones, battery-operated devices, heat-copying devices, and automated dispensing machines.
Advanced Practice Provider Preferred Qualifications
- Preferred candidates will have 2-5 years' experience working with transplant patients
- A combination of transplant and other related nursing experience may be considered
Located in Historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is a not-for-profit integrated and academic health system of hospital and physician services, providing world class care since 1927. UChicago Medicine operates four hospitals and a state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility located within a medical center campus of twenty interconnected buildings, along with several satellite facilities situated throughout Chicago's south suburbs. In addition, Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located outside of the main medical campus in Harvey, IL. Today, UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division, including Ingalls Memorial Hospital encompass over 800 beds and employ nearly 12,000 people, which includes more than 800 attending physicians, 1100 residents and fellows, and 2,600 nurses.
UChicago Medicine's mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient's dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine has established a market identity “At the Forefront of Medicine”, and has consistently been able to attract a critical mass of talented physicians, healthcare professionals and staff to treat the most complex clinical problems. In recognition of this excellence, U.S. News and World Report rank many of our programs as among the best in the United States.
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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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