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Pediatric Neurology Advanced Practice Provider

Company: College of Charleston
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Chicago, IL Job Description:

  • Provide direct patient care and formulate plan of care in collaboration with physician, nursing staff, and the multidisciplinary health team in accordance with privileges approved by the Credentials Committee.--
  • Communicate follow-up plan/disposition with the follow-up health care provider.--
  • Prescribe and evaluate pharmacological therapies according to protocol.--
  • Attend both high and low-risk deliveries as needed.--
  • Stabilize and transport patients as needed.--
  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of current professional and legal trends, concepts, and issues related to practice.--
  • Identify educational needs of family members and assist with teaching as appropriate.--
  • Ensure that appropriate systems and resources are in place to maintain established standards of care.--
  • Participate in self and peer evaluation to improve quality of care.--
  • Participate in the development, review, and evaluation of policies and procedures.--
  • Participate in developing and implementing QI monitoring.--
  • Participate in providing in-service and outreach education program.
  • Act as resource for clinical skills for staff on or of the unit.--
  • May participate in clinical research projects conducted by supervising physicians.--
  • Serve as preceptor to APP students.--
  • Interprets assessments, treatments, outcomes, work and disability status, and screenings in a thorough manner. Maintains clear and concise records for individual and corporate clients to meet the requirements of the department, the company and any applicable standards or laws.--
  • Analyzes test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.--
  • Has a solid understanding about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, or herbal remedies.--
  • 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.-- Preferred Qualifications -- -- Education: --
    • Advanced nursing degree from an accredited school/college of nursing or completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.-- -- Experience: --
      • 1-2 years of clinical experience in a related area of specialty.--
      • Previous experience as an APP in Pediatrics and/or Pediatric Neurology.-- -- Licenses and Certifications for Advanced Practice Nurse: --
        • FNP certification as family nurse practitioner.--
        • Current Advanced Practice Nurse license in the State of Illinois and State of Indiana or eligibility to receive by start date.--
        • Once licensed, apply for a mid-level practitioner-controlled license and DEA number.-- -- Licenses and Certifications for Physician Assistant: --
          • Current Physician Assistant license/registration in the State of Illinois and State of Indiana or eligibility to receive by start date.
          • Certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) by start date.
          • Once licensed, apply for a mid-level practitioner-controlled license and DEA number.-- -- -- Preferred Competencies -- --
            • Demonstrated clinical competency.--
            • Ability to conduct physical examinations and health assessments.--
            • Detail oriented.--
            • Ability to work effectively under pressure.--
            • Ability to use independent judgment.--
            • Strong communication skills.--
            • Demonstrated ability to facilitate communication among various levels of practitioners.--
            • Ability to interview and obtain medical information.--
            • Willingness to enter into written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire.--
            • Ability to work effectively under pressure.-- -- Working Conditions -- --
              • Clinical care setting.--
              • Exposure to human blood, human components, and/or products made from human blood.--
              • Exposure to infectious materials.--
              • High-stress environment.--
              • Requires use of personal protective equipment.-- -- Application Documents -- --
                • Resume (required)--
                • Cover letter (required)-- 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 the Applicant Inquiry Form. The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.

Keywords: College of Charleston, Chicago , Pediatric Neurology Advanced Practice Provider, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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