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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Dermatology 8/17/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1586
AJE Ref #
575906677
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT FOR THE DERMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT



Trained licensed Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner will provide the highest quality, comprehensive and specialized patient care services for the diagnosis and treatment of skin disease, hair, nails and mucous membranes. At least two years of experience working as an Advanced Practice Provider in Dermatology strongly preferred. The APP will work at the downtown campus part of the week, and also work at Dermatology satellite locations.

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.
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Coordinate patient care activities with other members of the health care team, hospital, or community.
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Initiate or participate in research through protocol submission, subject selection, coordination of protocol activities, data collection, or other associated activities.
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Demonstrate compliance with documentation and coding requirements.





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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Attend annual winter meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology





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



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



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. #LI-AT1