Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Medicine, Casual/Per diem, Rotating
Company: Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Posted on: January 21, 2023
At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a
difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first
approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare
industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the
opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter
where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At
Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive
benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k)
matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees.
Ready to join our quest for better?
Northwestern Medicine has an exciting opportunity for either a
Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant to work in our
Emergency Medicine departments at our Huntley and McHenry
hospitals. There is not a fast track in the EDs. The APPs work out
of the main room.
Schedule: PER DIEM/CASUAL; rotating shifts; the ED is open
24/7/365. Currently, there are 4 APP shifts daily, 2 at McHenry
hospital and 2 at Huntley hospital. The shifts are 10am-10pm and
Demonstrates clinical expertise and expanded knowledge through
patient care activities which may include diagnosis and management
of a wide range of health problems. Responsible for health outcome
of an assigned patient population. Confers with collaborating
physician and other health professionals in area of clinical
expertise. Develops appropriate educational systems for patients,
families and staff in areas of expertise. Mentors graduate students
in aspects of advanced practice and patient care. Actively
participates in quality improvement and/or research pertinent to
area of expertise.
Conducts comprehensive appraisals of patients' health status by
taking health histories and performing physical examinations in
clinical area. Provides direct clinical care to patients.
Prescribes/orders medications, therapies; orders/interprets
laboratory tests, x-rays and procedures according to clinical
privileges. Evaluates patients to determine their need for further
health care. Provides comprehensive teaching to patients and
families. Documents in the medical record all care and education
provided and/or procedures performed for which the Licensed
Advanced Practice Provider is responsible. Refers to other
disciplines as appropriate. Consultant to other disciplines in
areas of expertise. Integrates research based knowledge and
clinical expertise in decision making. Exemplifies a professional
image in appearance, manner and presentation. Advocate for
patients, families, coworkers, and the community. Maintains
certifications and continuing education as required for licensure
and privileging. Serves as a patient advocate and role model for
"Patients First". Participates in unit/departmental/divisional or
hospital committees/task forces as appropriate. Provides
comprehensive teaching strategies for patients and their families.
Develops and participates in programs to meet continuing education
needs of staff. Serves as a role model and preceptor to students.
Provides formal education to both internal and external groups
pertinent to area of specialty. Participates in quality improvement
and/or research initiatives for specific patient population as
- Master's degree from an accredited school/college of nursing OR
master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
- Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Current license as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the
State of Illinois. Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered
Nurse by a national certifying body as approved by the Illinois
Department of Regulation APRN Board. Once licensed may apply for a
controlled substance license and DEA number OR Master's degree from
an accredited Physician Assistant Program/Current license as a
Physician Assistant in the State of Illinois. Once licensed may
apply for a controlled substance license and DEA number
- Privileged and credentialed through the NMH Medical Staff
- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation - BLS, issued by the American
- Minimum of two (2) years of APP experience
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.
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