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Advanced Practice Provider - Hematology / Oncology

Company: The University of Chicago Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Advanced Practice ProviderDepartment

BSD MED - Section Administrator: Hematology and Oncology - Advanced Practice Providers and Other Clinical Staff-Solid Tumor

About the Department

The Section of Hematology/Oncology has a proud and long tradition of excellence in research-based patient care and clinical discovery. Ranked among the finest cancer programs in the country, the Section is comprised of nationally and internationally known faculty with expertise in all major types of malignancies, blood disorders, and experimental therapies.

Job Summary

The Advanced Practice Provider will provide comprehensive care to patients for the Section of Hematology/Oncology in The Department of Medicine at current and future sites in Northwest Indiana.


* Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, using advanced clinical skills to manage a caseload of patients.

* Assess, diagnose, initiate delegated medical treatments, perform independent nursing interventions and evaluate care.

* Provide a model of care that is shaped by theory, expanded by science, research and reflective practice and is identified by a holistic and comprehensive approach to the patients.

* Staff half-day or full-day clinics as assigned; attend multidisciplinary conferences of assigned disease area.

* Manage the care of patients, including assessment, diagnosis and treatment for assigned patients.

* Document history and physical examination and changes in management according to government guidelines in the outpatient clinic at University of Chicago.

* Help arrange diagnostic tests, follow-up on tests, and other patient care issues.

* As part of duties, perform reporting for government agencies, chart review, refill prescriptions, and answer phone calls for patients for whom the APP is involved with longitudinal care.

* Attend weekly conferences and yearly continuing education courses to keep abreast of hematology/oncology patient management.

* Evaluates goals and outcomes taking into account the benefit-versus-burden, safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness for the patient, family and the organization.

* Develops diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions needed to achieve the goals and outcomes of the patient's plan of care.

* Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree from an accredited school/college.

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Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through a combination of education and a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in a related job discipline.

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Current and/or eligible for State of Illinois licensure/registration required. Eligibility to be privileged and credentialed through the Medical Staff Office (MSO). - State of Illinois

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Preferred Competencies

* Demonstrated clinical competency, effective leadership and teaching skills.

* Ability to conduct physical examinations and health assessments.

* Ability to interview and obtain medical information.

* Willingness to enter into written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire.

* Once licensed and as needed, willingness to apply for a mid-level practitioner controlled substance license and DEA number.

* Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCM Medical Staff Office prior to start date.

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.

* Strong organizational skills.

* Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.

* Proficiency in the use of computers.

Application Documents

* Resume (required)

* Cover Letter (required)

When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Job Family

Healthcare & Medical Services

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

FLSA Status


Pay Frequency


Scheduled Weekly Hours


Benefits Eligible


Drug Test Required


Health Screen Required


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required


Posting Statement

Employees must comply with the University's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the University of Chicago Vaccination GoForward.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

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Keywords: The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago , Advanced Practice Provider - Hematology / Oncology, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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