• Clinical Nurse Specialist - Oncology (Inpatient and Clinic)

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(10/12/2018 4:20 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Clinical Nurse Specialist - Oncology (Inpatient and Clinic), Full-Time, Day Shift, University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park, Chicago, IL


    We're hiring a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Oncology (Inpatient and Clinic) in a full-time, day shift at the University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL!


    A Clinical Nurse Specialist is a Master's prepared nurse with APN Illinois licensure who has an advanced knowledge base in a selected clinical area of nursing. For this position, in addition to being the expert clinician in Oncology, the Clinical Nurse Specialist is also an educator, consultant, researcher, role model, patient advocate, change agent, and leader. In collaboration with the medical staff and nursing staff, the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides clinical expertise and support to improve patient care and outcomes. The Clinical Nurse Specialist elevates the standard of professional nursing practice at UCM by developing, coaching and mentoring staff to become leaders.


    Required Qualifications



    • Master's Degree in nursing from an accredited program required; DNP or PhD preferred
    • Certification in a specialty area required; advanced certification preferred
    • Application for Credentialing
    • Application for Privileges and Delineation of Privileges, as applicable
    • Collaborative agreement with UCM physician
    • DEA privileges, if applicable
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Coding and Compliance Training, as applicable


    • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in clinical specialty area
    • Previous experience in advanced practice role preferred
    • Demonstrates ability to be self-directed
    • Demonstrates clinical competence, effective leadership and excellent teaching skills.
    • Demonstrates ability to establish and maintain effective communication with personnel from Patient Services and other disciplines



    • Current Illinois RN license
    • Current Illinois APN/CNS license

    Interested in discussing career opportunties in Nursing Professional Practice and Research? Feel free to contact recruitment directly through email at Madeleine.Lamb@uchospitals.edu

    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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