Working as part of a clinical program team through a collaborative practice agreement, provide specialized clinical assessment, evaluation, tests, treatments, therapies, medical management and other direct care to patients under the care of the University of Chicago Medicine. On-call responsibilities may be required.
Practice in accordance with privileges approved by the credentials committee. Universal privileges include:
Obtaining medical history and performing physical assessment.
Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests.
Prescribing appropriate medications as set forth in delegation of prescriptive authority.
Prescribing appropriate treatments.
Screening patients to determine the need for hospital admission.
Making referrals to other disciplines as indicated.
Serving as first assist in the OR.
Participating in the management of inpatients/outpatients as appropriate.
Practice specific and invasive procedure privileges are detailed in each APNâ™s Delineation of Privileges.
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.
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skill required.
Proficiency in the use of computers preferred.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
Advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Two or more years of clinical experience in a related area of specialty preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
Current advanced practice nurse (APN) license in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date required.
Current registered nurse (RN) license in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date required.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Direct patient care with high stress periods due to continuous changes in workload
Reading medical documents and instruments
Ability to bend, crouch, stoop
Ability to carry or lift loads of up to 25 lbs.
Ability to sit for up to 2 hours
Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours
Ability to stand for long periods of time (up to 75% of the workday)
Ability to travel efficiently throughout the Medical Center, including clinics and/or operating rooms
Direct Patient contact in a clinical care setting
May include exposure to human blood, human blood components, and/or products made from human blood
May include exposure to X-Ray producing equipment
May require Personal Protective Equipment
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