Advanced Practice Provider (APP, PA, NP),Pediatric Surgery , Full Time

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(9/13/2023 4:16 PM)
Job ID
2023-65183
Shift
Rotate
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code
Non-Union

Job Description

Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

Advanced Practice Provider – Pediatric Surgery 

Sign On Bonus Available! 

 

This position will cover General Pediatric Surgery services.

 

Nurse Practitioner Job Summary:

The Nurse Practitioner an Advance Practice Nurse responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. The NP manages a caseload of patients and exercises autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The scope of practice also includes family support, teaching, staff education, consultation, and research. The NP utilizes advance practice skills obtained through the completion of a formal nurse practitioner program at an accredited college of nursing. These skills include advanced levels of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care, as well as performing some invasive procedures.
 

Nurse Practitioner Required Qualifications

  • Licensure: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or AGANCP with PNP certification required
  • Education: Graduate of a formal nurse practitioner program
  • Surgery experience preferred (RN or APN)

 

Physician Assistant Job Summary:

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 Assistant Required Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Surgery experience preferred (PA)

Area: 374581, APN BILLING
Shift: Full-Time (1.0 FTE) Rotating Shifts - including Days/Nights/Weekend/Holiday Coverage / 12-hour shifts / One call day per week (home call)

 

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