Advance Practice Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Practitioner – The University of Illinois at Chicago
Job Summary: The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) provides comprehensive health care for assigned patients/community as determined by scope of practice guidelines and specialty. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagnosis, planning, and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges at UI Health and area of expertise. The APRN participates in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents, and other health care disciplines.
Job Responsibilities: Manage the care of patients within assigned area and/or area of expertise and within parameters of medical staff privileges. Obtain relevant patient health history. Study and interpret patient tests and records. Perform physical exam and record findings. Perform various diagnostic, preventive and/or therapeutic procedures and/or order special screenings and developmental or laboratory tests to diagnose conditions; interpret results. Prescribe/order appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions and develop a treatment plan. Develop an educational plan for patient/family. Assist with scheduling of patients for upcoming procedures including coordinating with other services (division, departments) and completion of necessary documentation, scheduling forms and clearance. Order appropriate consultation/referral. Determine effectiveness of treatment plan with documentation of treatment provided and patient outcomes. Reassess and modify plan with patient/family and treatment team within the parameters of medical staff privileges. Participates in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents, and other healthcare disciplines. By being involved in case conferences, serving as a preceptor and mentor, assisting with curriculum development and instruction. The Advanced Practice Nurse is required to have and maintain a faculty appointment to receive clinical privileges to practice at the University of Illinois Health System. Provide mental health care for patients in the clinics as determined by scope of practice guidelines and specialty. This includes completion of an initial assessment. Required to obtain and maintain clinical privileges to practice at the University of Illinois Health System through the Medical Staff Office.
Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience: Master’s degree in Nursing or Doctorate degree in Nursing required. Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of Illinois required. Staff Nursing experience in PMHNP or PMHCNS preferred.
Best Candidates: Has experience in clinical trials required. Minimum of two years of experience working with patients with substance use disorders. Completion of human subject’s research training and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certificate. Will provide care to research subjects with substance use disorder in the context of clinical trials and as appropriate for scope of practice. Required to maintain Illinois licensure and clinical privileges at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health System. Will oversee research team and serve as lead for clinical trials.
All applications must be submitted online through the following UIC Job Board link (reference job id (#1019806): https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an equal opportunity employer including Disability/Vets. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
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