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Nurse Practitioner-Pediatrics, Full-time, Days

Company: 
Northwestern Medicine
City: 
McHenry
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


Pay Starting at: $45.06+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.


From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.

Description

The APRN Cert Nurse Practitioner reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Schedule:4 days a week; Tuesday - Friday (hours range from 7:30am-5:00pm)

  • call required; every 8 weekends and 1-3 times/month 24 hour call


This Nurse Practitioner will be primarily outpatient (95%) and occasionally inpatient for on call rounding (5%).

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct care to patients which demonstrates clinical expertise and advanced knowledge.
  • Diagnoses and manages acute and chronic health problems within specialty area of practice.
  • Collaborates and consults with physicians and other health care professionals in area of clinical expertise.
  • Develops educational systems and strategies for teaching patients, families and staff on topics related to area of expertise.
  • Mentors graduate students in aspects of advanced practice.
  • Actively participates in and/or conducts research pertinent to area of expertise.


Specific Performance Standards:

  • Clinical:
    • Conducts comprehensive assessments of patients health status by taking health histories and performing advanced physical examinations in specialty area.
    • Provides direct clinical care to patients as needed.
    • Orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests to establish diagnoses and develop a comprehensive treatment plan.
    • Orders/prescribes medications, therapies, interventions and procedures according to clinical privileges.
    • Documents in the medical record all care provided and/or procedures performed for which the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is responsible.
    • Collaborates with all members of the multidisciplinary team to develop and direct an individualized and comprehensive treatment plan.
    • Coordinates the discharge planning process with patients, families and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
    • Consults with other specialties and disciplines as appropriate to meet all health care needs of patients
  • Leadership:
    • Participates in unit/departmental/divisional or hospital committees/task forces and professional organizations.
    • Advocates for patients, families, nursing staff and other members of the healthcare community.
    • Assists in the development of policies and procedures in clinical area of expertise to establish standards for clinical practice.
    • Consults with NM leadership in the identification, evaluation and problem solving of clinical system and process issues.
    • Collaborates with NM leadership teams to develop, implement and evaluate strategic plans for quality improvement initiatives, utilizing evidenced based practice guidelines as appropriate.
    • Collaborates with physicians to lead changes in clinical practice.
  • Education:
    • Teaches and counsels patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, plan of care, anticipated outcomes, and the use of prescribed treatments and drugs.
    • Develops and participates in programs to meet educational needs of the clinical team related to area of expertise.
    • Serves as a role model and preceptor for graduate students.
    • Provides formal and informal education to both internal and external groups pertinent to area of expertise.
    • Provides formal and informal educational programs to nursing staff graduate students and other healthcare professionals pertinent to specialty area.
    • Collaborates with academic institutions to provide and promote clinical learning experiences and educational programs for APRNs, PAs, physicians in training and all health care professionals.
  • Research/Quality/Outcomes:
    • Identifies relevant areas of clinical research and assists with development and coordination of research protocols and quality projects.
    • Participate in/review evidence-based research/guidelines and apply to clinical practice.
    • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary teams to conduct research and participate in clinical trials within area of expertise.
    • Participate in service-line specific quality initiatives and development of outcome metrics.


Qualifications

Required:

  • Masters degree from an accredited school/college of nursing.
  • Acute care certification required for inpatient coverage
  • Registered Professional Nurse (IL) license.
  • Advance Practice Registered Nurse (IL) license.
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certification by a national certifying body as approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (American Heart Association) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required as specified by department.
  • Controlled substance license and DEA registration required as specified by the department.



Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

While each of our 11 hospitals and more than 200 locations has a unique story, Northwestern Medicine is unified under one vision: to put patients first in everything that we do. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago, Northwestern Medicine brings academic medicine into the heart of local communities across the suburbs and beyond, close to where our patients live and work.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced health care to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty, and medical students come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

Northwestern Medicine has:

  • More than 33,000 employees dedicated to exceptional service and care
  • More than 4,400 aligned physicians, including faculty, residents and scientists, offering treatment informed by the latest research from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 6 hospitals honored by the Magnet® Recognition Program for meeting the highest standards for patient care and nursing excellence
  • Hundreds of locations throughout the Chicagoland area

CULTURE

Our Mission, Vision and Core Values

Whether directly providing patient care or supporting those who do, every Northwestern Medicine employee has an impact on the quality of the patient experience and the level of excellence we collectively achieve. This knowledge, expressed in our shared commitment to a single, patient-focused mission, unites us.

Mission

Northwestern Medicine is a premier integrated academic health system where the patient comes first.

  • We are all caregivers or someone who supports a caregiver.
  • We are here to improve the health of our community.
  • We have an essential relationship with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • We integrate education and research to continually improve excellence in clinical practice.
  • We serve a broad community and strive to bring the best in medicine closer to where patients live and work.

Vision

To be a premier integrated academic health system that will serve a broad community and bring the best in medicine—including breakthrough treatments and clinical trials enhanced through our affiliation with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine—to a growing number of patients close to where they live and work.

Values

Patients first: Putting our patients first in all that we do

Integrity: Adhering to an uncompromising code of ethics that emphasizes complete honesty and sincerity

Teamwork: Team success over personal success

Excellence: Continuously striving to be better

  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2022): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index
  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2021): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index

 

 

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