The Advanced Practice Nurse will provide comprehensive care to patients on the inpatient Hospitalist service and general medicine consult service.
Work with a multidisciplinary team to manage a caseload of patients by using advanced clinical skills to assess, diagnose and manage patients in collaboration with a licensed physician.
Conduct admissions evaluations and discharge planning of hospitalized medical patients, complete admissions and discharge paperwork for patients admitted to assigned services and provide initial assessment and management of urgent issues for hospitalized patients.
There is a weekend requirement of one weekend per month.
Initiate delegated medical treatments, provide independent nursing interventions and evaluation of care at night.
Perform routine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within the scope of practice.
Identify potential areas of nursing research.
Participate in the development, review and evaluation of standards and protocols.
A portion of the service time is expected to be for night shifts, approximately 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m., likely in 1 week blocks with two weeks off in-between blocks and bridge shifts where care is delivered between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Additionally there is a weekend requirement of one weekend per month.
Demonstrated clinical competency, effective leadership and teaching skills required.
Ability to conduct physical examinations and health assessments required.
Ability to interview and obtain medical information required.
Willingness to enter into written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire required.
Once licensed and as needed, willingness to apply for a mid-level practitioner controlled substance license and DEA number required.
Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCMC Medical Staff Office prior to start date required.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently required.
Strong organizational skills required.
Excellent analytical, verbal, quantitative, and writing skills required.
Advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Ability to obtain Illinois Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) license by start date required.
Current license as a Registered Nurse required.
Must be eligible for DEA registration.
(NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.)
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