Advanced Practice Provider (APP, PA, NP), Emergency Department- Full Time Rotating

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(6/30/2023 8:36 AM)
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Job Description

Join University of Chicago Medicine, as an Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) in the Emergency Department. In this role, the Advanced Practice Provider will see large volumes of patients each day, with a primary focus on Emergency Severity Index's 3-5, simple laceration repairs, digital blocks, slit-lamp eye exams, pelvic exams, and splinting. The Advanced Practice Provider will need to remain flexible as the ED volumes fluctuate. 


The Advanced Practice Provider will be responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management and will manage a caseload of patients by exercising autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The APP will provide healthcare and patient services that may include educational, research, and clinical nursing specialist support, as well as complete administrative activities under the direction and supervision of the Director/leadership. The APP has acquired the knowledge, skills, and judgment necessary to assist the physician through organized instruction and supervised practice.


Sign On Bonus Available! 


Advanced Practice Provider Essential Job Functions

  • Taking patient history, conducting examinations, diagnosing illness
  • Pre and post-operative patient evaluation and ordering and interpreting laboratory tests
  • Ability to exercise autonomy in medical decision-making, provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services


 Nurse Practitioner Required Qualifications

  • Master's of Science in Nursing
  • Current and/or eligibility for State of Illinois RN and APN licensure/registration
  • 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
  • Emergency Department experience as a Nurse Practitioner


Physician Assistant Required Qualifications

  • Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program
  • 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
  • Emergency Department experience


Position Details 

  • Full-Time, 1.0 FTE
  • Rotating 12-hour shifts - 7a-7p, 10a-10p, or 7p-7a
  • Unit/Department: Adult Emergency Department
  • Non-Union


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