Mercy Health System of Chicago - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)

The Nurse Practitioner is assigned responsibility for the primary health care of patients in their area of expertise as well as specialty health care under the direction of members of the medical staff. Evaluation and care of patients occurs within the scope of practice defined and agreed to by members of the administrative team and medical staff. The nurse practitioner plans and implements, and a physician reviews and confirms, health care goals for patients and their families. The nurse practitioner works closely with the clinical nurse manager and staff to ensure that patient needs are met.