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Multiple Physician Assistant and APRN Practitioner in Emergency Medicine

Company: University of Illinois
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

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APRN Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants Emergency Medicine(Multiple Positions)Hiring Department: Emergency MedicineLocation: 808 S. WoodRequisition ID: 1011794Posting Close Date: September 16, 2022About the University of Illinois ChicagoUIC is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent "Best Colleges" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.APRN Nurse PractitionerResponsibilities include providing clinical care to ED & urgent care patients, diagnosing emergency conditions, stabilizing patients & preceptor to students. Demonstrated clinical expertise in adult and pediatric patients, proficient with simple procedures, excellent communication skills preferred.Qualifications:Nurse Practitioner: Master's degree or Doctorate degree from accredited program nurse practitioner program (CCNE/NLNAC), Current ANCC/AANP and licensed in the State of Illinois. Current American Heart Associate Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Current Controlled Substance licensure requiredA minimum of 2 years, experience preferred. Experience in Emergency Medicine or Urgent Care preferred. A minimum of 2 years, experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner preferred.To apply for the APRN Nurse Practitioner: For fullest consideration, resumes should be received by September 16, 2022. Please complete the online application at https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/669?c=uicPhysician AssistantThe Physician Assistant (PA) provides comprehensive health care for an assigned patient population as determined by the scope of practice guidelines and specialty and consults/confers with supervising physicians. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagnosis, planning and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges and area of expertise. The PA participates in the educational experiences of student learners in multiple health disciplines.Qualifications:Graduation from an accredited PA program. Current license as a Physician Assistant in the State of Illinois required. 2 years PA experience in Emergency Medicine or Urgent care setting preferred. Current American Heart Associate Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Current Controlled Substance licensure required. Current National Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants (NCCPA). Effective communication skills (oral and written) that facilitate therapeutic relationships between physicians, PA providers as well as multi-disciplinary care team. Demonstrated experience in leadership, multidisciplinary collaboration, interpersonal communication, education, clinical experience. Ability to meet all requirements for medical staff privileges.All full-time or part time physician assistants caring for children in the emergency department shall successfully complete and maintain current recognition in one of the following: the AHA-AAP PALS, the ACEPAAP APLS or the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), PALS, APLS, and ENPC shall include both cognitive and practical skill evaluation.All physician assistants caring for children in the emergency department and fast track/urgent care area shall have documentation of a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education in pediatric emergency topics every two years that are approved by an accrediting agency. To apply for the Physician Assistant: For fullest consideration, resumes should be received by September 16, 2022. Please complete the online application at https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/709?c=uicThe University of Illinois is the largest University in the Chicago area. With several nationally ranked health sciences schools, we offer an unprecedented opportunity for multi-disciplinary care, education and research.The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation

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