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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 6/14/2017

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB DESCRIPTION:

NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT FOR THE DERMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Rush University Medical Center presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT IN DERMATOLOGY.





POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

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.



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

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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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Utilize research and evidence-based practice to guide decision making to ensure the highest quality patient care.
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Demonstrate advanced critical thinking in the care and management of patients.
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Provide education and support to nursing staff, students, house staff, and other members of the healthcare team.
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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 education to patients, families, and community groups.
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Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that establish and maintain professional relationships with coworkers and other members of the healthcare team.
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Work to establish a relationship with the patient characterized by mutual respect, empathy, and collaboration.
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Serve as a consultant and mentor to healthcare team members in solving patient or care delivery system problems



POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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.
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Two years experience in Dermatology



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.
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Two years experience in Dermatology



COMPANY 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 is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
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Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush 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, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.
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Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds



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Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you re saving for retirement or a child s education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your money now and in the future.



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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 programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. Twelve programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.



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As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.



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Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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