Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive health care for assigned patients/community as determined by scope of practice guidelines and specialty. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagonisis, planning and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges at UI Health and area of expertise. The gynecologic oncology practice will be a mixed-visit model in collaboration with gynecologic oncologists, in which the NP sees patients independently as well as in shared visits as appropriate. Practice will be tailored according to NP interests, experience, specific skillset, and needs of the patient population. The NP participates in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.
Duties: • Manage the care of patients receiving chemotherapy and other systemic treatments, including conducting pre-treatment evaluation visits, supportive therapeutic interventions (e.g. hydration, bone marrow support), and assessment of treatment-related toxicities. • Providing survivorship plans to patients and participating in their counseling and surveillance. • Management of patients on clinical trials, including eligibility screening, informed consent, patient evaluations and study documentation. • Take leadership role in gynecologic oncology practice management: o Educating clinic staff and assisting them with patient triage and workflow o Developing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in collaboration with gynecologic oncologists o Coordinating care with and being an accessible resource to interdisciplinary collaborators (e.g. radiology, pathology, radiation oncology) o Assisting with insurance pre-authorization of service when peer-to-peer review required. • Participate in the development, implementation, and administration of patient education programs, such as survivorship visits, cancer group meetings, etc. • Maintain documentation in the electronic medical record to substantiate accurate billing. • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing or Doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited Nurse Practioner program required. Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Illinois required. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required. Current controlled substance licensure required in the State of Illinois. Current board certification as Nurse Practitioner. Effective communication skills that facilitate therapeutic relationships with patients, and productive professional relationships with multidisciplinary physician, NPs, Physician’s Assistants, as well as members of the College and Hospital leadership. Demonstrated experience in leadership, multidisciplinary collaboration, interpersonal communication, education, and clinical experience. Proficiency with electronic medical record. Ideal candidate will have demonstrated oncology experience and women's health interest.
Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, submit curriculum vitae, statement of interest and the names of three references to https://jobs.uic.edu Also send CV and statement of interest to Dr. Shannon MacLaughlan, Division Director of Gynecology Oncology at smacdav@UIC.EDU The search will remain open until filled.
The University of Illinois at Chicago may conduct background checks on all candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 113605
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