Advanced Practice Nurse

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department
2012217 Medicine-Hem/Onc

About the Unit
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 Information

Job Summary:

The Advanced Practice Nurse will provide comprehensive care to patients for the Section of Hematology/Oncology in The Department of Medicine 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.

Responsibilities:
  • Staff half-day or full-day clinics as assigned; attend multidisciplinary conferences of assigned disease area.
  • Independently 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 APN is involved with longitudinal care.
  • Attend weekly conferences and yearly continuing education courses to keep abreast of hematology/oncology patient management.

Competencies:
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skill required.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers preferred.


Additional Requirements

Education Experience and Certifications:
  • 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.
  • Previous APN experience preferred, but new graduates will be considered.
  • Previous experience with oncology patients is a plus.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Monthly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
Yes

Drug Test Required?
Yes

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
Yes

Posting Date
2018-03-12-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-09-12-07:00

Posting Statement:

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Full time
JR00738

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