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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1457
AJE Ref #
575849693
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT

Provides clinical coverage both inpatient and outpatient as necessary. Weekend and night coverage may be required.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Performs diagnostic bone marrow aspirates and biopsies.
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Performs stem cell harvests, infusions, mobilization, and collection procedures.
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Participates in all stem cell inpatient and outpatient transplant quality improvement programs as specified by manager, including but not limited to patient education QA functions and nurse education events.
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Participates in FACT accreditation processes by completing duties assigned for the review. (Ensures all functions are in compliance with standards.)



PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR NURSE PRACTITIONER:

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Perform patient history and physical examinations.
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Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic health problems.
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Prescribe medication, including controlled substances as delegated in collaborative practice agreement.
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Perform all procedures of registered nurses in accordance with generally accepted standards of nursing practice.
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Perform advanced practice procedures as defined in Collaborative Agreement, which are within the scope of the collaborating physician practice, are in accordance with accepted standards of advanced practice nursing, and are consistent with the skills and training of the nurse practitioner. The NP must be privileged to perform such procedures.
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Document assessment, management, and education clearly, concisely, and legibly within medical record.
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Consult other health care team members in collaboration with physician to meet patient needs, while ensuring continuity of care.
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Provide phone triage to assess patient's needs and conditions and responds appropriately.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT:

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Complete and document an accurate history and physical examination of patients.
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Conduct comprehensive or episodic health assessments and develops patient care plans.
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Order and interpret tests, treatments and therapies within the scope of practice.
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Prescribe medications, including controlled substances to the extent delegated including non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
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Order, interpret, and perform laboratory and other diagnostic tests and procedures, serves as surgical first assist as assigned.
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Provide clear, concise and accurate information in the electronic medical record.
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Initiate and perform consultations in accordance with Rush rules and regulations.
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Make appropriate referrals to other health care professionals and/or agencies.
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Provide direct patient care in assigned areas, which may be in a hospital or ambulatory setting.



RUSH HIGHLIGHTS:

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Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
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Rush's 14-story medical hospital building, the Tower, is the cornerstone of the Rush campus transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy - an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.
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Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL - www.rush.edu
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Preeminent academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds.
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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate



KNOWLEDGE:

NURSE PRACTITIONER

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Current state of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.
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Current state of Illinois Advanced Practice Nurse- Certified Nurse Practitioner licensure required.
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Minimum of six months of clinical practice as RN required.
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Masters or Doctorate Degree in Nursing.
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Graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner educational program.
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Nurse Practitioner Certification by a national certifying organization approved by the Illinois Board of Nursing with renewal as required by the national certifying organization in specialty that is in alignment with practice.
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CPR certification required.



PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

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Current State of Illinois Physician Assistant licensure.
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Current certification from National Certification Commission for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
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Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Studies training program required.
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Masters Degree.
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CPR certification. ACLS or PALS certification preferred.



RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.