Advanced Practice Nurse-CCP Home Care

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

2012227 Medicine-Hospitalist

About the Unit
The Comprehensive Care Physician (CCP) Program is seeking a motivated Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) interested in providing home based primary care. The practitioner will be a part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing care to chronically ill patients. We are looking for an innovator to develop patient care plans and to serve as an adjunct to the primary care physician.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) will provide home-based primary care within the context of the CCP program, participating in and promoting interdisciplinary CCP patient care team.


  • Provide consultations for home-based patients identified as being risk of hospitalization in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Perform in-home medical assessments and help to develop care plan for each patient, establishing clinical goals, interventions and expectations, communicating with primary care physician discussing changes to the care plan based on patient's clinical status.
  • Establish protocols for communication plan with PCP.
  • Additionally, the APN will be expected to work independently to check symptoms and conduct tests on patients to determine a diagnosis, educating patients on health issues and teaching preventative care and consulting about prescriptions and other treatment.
  • Facilitate research projects by assisting with consent of patients, nurses, and physicians is expected.
  • Initiate scholarly and or quality improvement projects relating to home-based patient panel.

  • Demonstrated clinical competency, effective leadership and teaching skills required.
  • Ability to conduct physical examinations and health assessments required.
  • Ability to interview and obtain medical information required.
  • Willingness to enter into written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire required.
  • Once licensed and as needed, willingness to apply for a mid-level practitioner controlled substance license and DEA number required.
  • Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCMC Medical Staff Office prior to start date required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, quantitative, and writing skills required.
  • Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills required.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers preferred.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
  • Ability to obtain Illinois Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) license by start date required.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse required.
  • Must be eligible for DEA registration.
  • Home-based primary care experience preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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