Community Care Connection - ARNP/PA (Staff/Faculty)
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
July 27, 2018
North Chicago, Illinois
Higher Education Institution
Job Description Summary Rosalind Franklin University’s Community Care Connection Mobile Screening and Education unit, and the Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics (RFUHC), welcome applications for a full-time Family Practice Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner. This position is schedule to work 4 days a week and includes full-time benefits. The Family Practice Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will work in our Community Care Connection Mobile Screening and Education unit as well as within a Family Practice Physician Team to create and implement a Patient Centered Medical Home practice operating in the Health Clinics in North Chicago and Vernon Hills.
RFUHC is a multi-specialty physician practice offering expert care in the fields of podiatry (foot and ankle care), reproductive medicine, behavioral health (psychology and psychiatry), family and internal medicine and travel medicine. We also provide medical and counseling services for the students of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.
RFUHC a subsidiary of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is home to four medical centers in Lake County, IL: the North Chicago Clinic at RFU, the Behavioral Health Center and the Reproductive Medicine Center in Vernon Hill, the Libertyville Primary Care Clinic and the Scholl Foot & Ankle Clinic in Libertyville. RFUHC combines compassionate care with state-of-the-art science to provide patients with the highest quality medical services. The physicians of RFUHC are innovators in their fields, offering patients access to the latest discoveries in primary care, podiatry, behavioral health and reproductive medicine.
Required Education & Experience • Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner degree from an accredited school with 1-3 years of experience in a clinical environment and community health assessment and/or educational training. • Current Illinois licensure. • Legal ability to prescribe prescription pharmaceuticals. • Legal ability to bill Medicare and Medicaid. • BLS and ACLS Certification. • Must complete background check clearance and drug screening.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of primary and preventive care regulations and practices needed to implement a Family Practice based Patient Centered Medical Home. • Knowledge of community health/public health standards and practices. • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish and maintain a safe work environment. • Knowledge of sterile techniques and use of mobile health screening portable lab equipment. • Demonstrated skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions (i.e. critical thinking). • Demonstrated skill in preparing/maintaining records, writing reports and responding to correspondence via email. • Demonstrated skill to multi-task and adapt to changes in patient volumes and acuity. • Ability to maintain quality control standards. • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. • Ability to communicate effectively and accurately. • Ability to apply continuous quality improvement standards to the work process. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. • Ability to embrace diversity.
Internal Number: 20111179
About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local hospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources. Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 1650 full and part-time faculty and 415 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 17,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates i...n the United States and worldwide. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. To serve the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the wellness of its people. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities