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The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Resident (APRN) Resident works in collaboration with an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) and a Physician in a Patient Centered Medical Home as part of a care team. The APRN Resident will manage a small panel of patients as part of the care team that is committed to delivering high quality patient care to diverse patient communities throughout all life-stages in a Patient Centered Medical Home, while participating in a multidisciplinary didactic training model. The APRN Resident will also develop skills alongside residents of the Primary Care, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/Gyn programs through a multidisciplinary training residency focusing on developing skills in the core areas of primary care as well as rotate through specialty areas of Endocrinology, Nephrology, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry and General Surgery to hone skills that will contribute to building a foundational knowledge to high quality Primary Care in the Medical Home. The APRN Resident will develop skills and provide health and wellness maintenance by performing comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic medical services. The APRN Resident will maintain professional and technical knowledge through continued educational programs and workshops supporting emerging healthcare trends. The APRN Resident will improve health outcomes via direct patient care, group visits, and implementing self-management plans for patients. The APRN Resident will assess and manage patients using advanced diagnostic skills, ability to interpret results, and ability to prescribe medications as approved by the medical staff. This is a grant-funded position limited to one (1) year of employment.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Provides care for a small panel of patients as delineated in the collaborative agreement with a physician and the Primary Care APN.
Interviews patients to obtain a comprehensive health history
Performs physical, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural assessment
Orders, performs, interprets, and implements appropriate action for laboratory or other diagnostic tests under the guidance of a Primary Care APN and/or Physician
Performs clinical procedures as delegated
Prescribes medication, diet supplies and other health aids as described in the collaborative agreement
Obtains informed consent for all approved procedures performed
Provides ongoing care and management of health problems, maintenance prevention
Provides patient/family education
Documents all care provided and/or procedures performed in the medical record
Collaborates with the health care team to provide quality care.
Consults with physician and Primary Care APN on questionable cases or as designated in the collaborative agreement
Requests appropriate referrals and consultations
Consults with physician or pharmacist regarding prescribing the medication regimen
Participates in the interdisciplinary patient care conferences
Establishes and maintains effective communication Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care
Assists in the development of patient education material
Participate in quality improvement initiatives
Contributes to the body of knowledge by active involvement in research activities
Integrates research findings into specialty practice and teaching
Participates in or coordinates research projects and quality initiatives
Promotes understanding of research projects and/or findings for nursing staff and peers
Promotes lifelong learning and leadership
Participates in academic programs
Actively engages in clinical and didactic education programs
Participates in interdisciplinary staff development
Attends weekly multidisciplinary residency education conferences for skill building
Maintains professional development within the advanced practice role
Participates in committees/task forces
Utilizes resources in an efficient manner
Performs other duties as assigned
Reports to the Licensed Physician
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois
Current State of relevant Illinois Advanced Practice Nurse License or ability to obtain in area of practice prior to starting employment
Graduated from an accredited school of Nursing with a Master’s Degree or Doctorate Degree in Advanced Practice Nursing.
Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Must be able DEA license within 6 months of hire
Must be able to obtain an IL Controlled Substance License within 6 months of hire
Graduated from an Advanced Practice Nursing Program within one year
Currently employed by Cook County Health (CCH) as an RN
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Working knowledge of electronic medical record database
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain appropriate professional relationships with patients, members of the health care team, and other personnel
Excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Sufficient organizational skills to manage diverse group of complex patients
Ability to assess information, apply critical thinking to determine course of action, and relay this information to patients, families, and clinical staff
Ability to demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural diversity, patients and coworkers of all sexual orientations and gender identities
Ability to effectively communicate while maintaining Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) for Protected Health Information (PHI)
Strong written and verbal communication
Ability to function autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary team
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Ability to tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise, odor and temperature
Physical and Environmental Demands
This position is functioning within a healthcare environment. The incumbent is responsible for adherence to all hospital and department specific safety requirements. This includes but is not limited to the following policies and procedures: complying with Personal Protective Equipment requirements, hand washing and sanitizing practices, complying with department specific engineering and work practice controls and any other work area safety precautions as specified by hospital wide policy and departmental procedures.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER