• Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA) - Abdominal/Kidney/Liver Transplant

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 9:57 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-13316
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Rotate
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant), Abdominal/Kidney/Liver Transplant, Full-Time, Rotating Shift, University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL

     

    UChicago Medicine's Abdominal, Kidney and Liver Transplant Program is hiring a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) at the main campus in Hyde Park, Illinois!

     

    Shift: Rotating/variable shifts, includes 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 abdominal, kidney and liver transplant processes.

     

    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

    Or

     

    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.

     

    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

    Why Join Us

    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.

     

    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront

     

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

     

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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