APRN, Advanced Practice Nurse, Breast Surgery, Park Ridge – Full Time

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Major Responsibilities: Clinical 5)Provides clear, concise, accurate, and legible information regarding patient care in the record 6)Formulates a comprehensive plan of care in collaborating with the patient and interdisciplinary team 7)Fulfills billing and productivity metrics requirements where appropriate and maintains relevant documentation 8)Provides telephone care to various patients 9)Provides other clinical duties as appropriate 2)Performs ordering, conducting, supervising, and interpreting diagnostic laboratory and imaging studies 1)Completes and documents accurate comprehensive, episodic history and physical assessments 3)Prescribes treatments, and therapies not limited to medications, diet, supplies, prosthetic devices, and equipment 4)Implements primary and secondary prevention strategies and management of acute and chronic health problems Professional 7)Conducts, assists and/or mentors others in research through participant selection, coordination of the protocol(s), data collection, and other associated activities 8)Provides education to patients, families, and significant others using established education materials 9)Encourage involvement in professional organizations 1)Advocates for patients, families, co-workers, the community, and the nursing profession 2)Advises leadership in adoption of organizational change, quality improvement initiatives, best practice research and patient care best practice and integrate evidence-based knowledge and clinical expertise in decision making 3)Participates in peer review in accordance with privileges, competency assessment activities and maintains appropriate credentialing and privileging requirements 4)Seeks experiences and formal and independent learning activities to maintain and develop clinical and professional skills and knowledge 5)Establishes an effective relationship with the interdisciplinary team including the collaborating physician where appropriate 6)Advances the profession through presentations and publications Leadership 1)Provides feedback to and consults with leadership in assessment, problem-solving, decision-making, and evaluating system issues and models of care 2)Identifies and participates in quality-improvement initiatives within the practice setting and initiates change to translate clinical research findings into evidence-based interventions in the practice setting 3)Participates or leads multidisciplinary teams to provide integrated delivery of patient care services 4)Initiates and revises protocols or guidelines and facilitates organizational change to reflect evidence-based best practice relative to practice setting 5)Works to influence policy-making bodies to improve patient care Licensure: Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber license issued by the state of Illinois, and Nurse Practitioner (AANP) certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), or Nurse Practitioner (ANCC) certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration, and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required. Education/Experience Required: Masters of Nursing Degree as APRN-CNP 2 years RN experience preferred 1 year APRN-CNP experience in the relevant setting preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills. Proficiency with an Electronic Medical Record National certification as a CNP from an accredited body Current Illinois APRN License Current Illinois Registered Nurse license. Current Illinois Controlled Substance License within 6 months of hire Eligible for DEA registration; Possession of a current DEA Registration within six months of hire and may vary based on practice site Current BLS Certification Current PALS/ACLS certification may vary based on practice site This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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