• Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant – Trauma Critical Care

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(10/23/2018 5:04 PM)
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  • Job Description

    We’re hiring for a Trauma/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner in Chicago – Hyde Park.


    The Trauma/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner is an advance practice nurse responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. The ARNP manages a caseload of patients and exercises 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. 


    The Trauma/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner will be a crucial part of the new Level I Trauma center. The care of trauma patients spans all services of the hospital. Our vision for the UCM trauma center is to provide our communities, patients and their families with high-quality, high-touch trauma care through clinical excellence and integrated recovery and outreach programs, while enlarging the reservoir of knowledge through medical education, research, and community collaboration. 


    Trauma/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Graduate of a formal nurse practitioner program
    • Completion of AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
    • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) Certification or within one year of employment
    • Trauma experience preferred


    We’re hiring for a Trauma/Critical Care Physician's Assistant in Chicago – Hyde Park


    The Physician Assistant is qualified by academic and clinical education to provide healthcare and patient services that may include educational, research, clinical nursing specialist support and administrative activities under the direction and supervision of the Director / leadership of the Center for the Section Chief of General Surgery.  The PA has acquired the knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to assist the physician / surgeon through organized instruction and supervised practice.  This licensed health professional will take patient histories, conduct examinations, diagnose illnesses, order and interpret laboratory tests and assist during complicated operations.  The PA in conjunction with the team will independently coordinate the CME Conferences and schedule surgical procedures in the GOR area.



    Physician's Assistant - Trauma/Critical Care, Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Education: Completion of an accredited (physician assistant) educational program required.
    • Licensure: Certification in ACLS and by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and current and/or eligibility for:  State of Illinois licensure / registration required
    • Trauma experience preferred


    As a Trauma/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner or PA in a Level I Trauma Center, your role is vital. Trauma care will require the involvement of the right people (including those who perform functions outside of the Emergency Department), new and revised policies and protocols, programs that will be new to UCMC, a heightened level of teamwork, and new and refined systems of care. This role is 40 hours per week (1.0) / Rotating 12 hour shifts / Monday-Sunday Coverage.


    If you wish to join our culture of trauma care as a Trauma/Critical Care Nurse Practitioner or PA please email Jayme.Cannon@uchospitals.edu or apply at https://ucmcareers.com/.

    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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