Requisition ID: 44113
Location: Presence St Mary Chicago
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
An Advanced Practice Nurse practices within the scope of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, individualized nursing care, based upon knowledge and experience, the nursing process and leadership skills. The APN incorporates the carative factors of human care and performs established procedures in accordance with the organization's and the nursing division's policies, procedures, and standards of care.
The APN a specialty health care provider who provides medical and nursing services to individuals and families. The APN is adept at diagnosing and managing acute and chronic illnesses, and emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention. Services include, but are not limited to ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, prescribing medications, and teaching and counseling patients and families. Comprehensive health assessments with a broad scope of medical management for patients with acute and/or chronic health problems characterize the APN/NP's practice.
Adheres to the mission, values and philosophy of Presence Health.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Demonstrates clinical expertise in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of health problems.
- Develop medical treatment plans based on scientific evidence-based practice and evaluates outcomes.
- Communicates and collaborates with physicians and other members of the health care team to resolve patient care problems and enhance care delivery.
- Conducts comprehensive appraisals of patient's health status by taking health histories and performing physical examinations. Initiates medical consultation in related subspecialty, and discharge planning.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all task and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Post-Graduate Degree required
3+ to 5 years experience in a clinical role required.
One year experience as a Psychiatric APN required
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) required.
Computer literacy required
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
RN License in the state of IL required
Certification in psychiatric/mental health specialty required
BLS/ACLS certification required
Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
Department Name: APN Behavioral Health-PSMEMC