Presence St Mary Chicago
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 United States (US)
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides patient care services and acts as a program leader and change agent in ensuring the delivery of quality patient care. Assesses patient care and the care delivery system, and develops and revises the plan of care, in collaboration with the physician, patient and family, other health care team members and outside agencies. Plans and conducts educational programs, revises program clinical guidelines/protocols and policies, and performs professional and technical nursing functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts focused and/or comprehensive assessments by gathering patient history and identifying normal and abnormal findings on history, physical exam, radiology and lab findings.
Coordinates the plan of care with staff, physicians and other healthcare team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes and to facilitate discharge planning for this patient population. Consults with department personnel and leadership and provides clinical expertise in solving complex patient or system problems and to facilitate communication and consensus.
Manages a specific caseload of patients by developing and implementing patient management plans and by directing and coordinating care rendered by nursing and other disciplines.
Completes daily rounds and pre-procedure evaluations. Monitors symptoms and initiates symptom management interventions in collaboration with the attending physician.
Implements individualized treatment plans, evaluates outcomes, and modifies treatment plans (in collaboration with the Primary Care physician, Specialty Physician, and/or Medical Director as indicated),
Researches, develops and/or revises policies and procedures, standards of care and practice related to palliative care, clinical care guidelines and symptom management protocols in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members. Leads team members in the design and implementation of clinical pathways and other clinical improvement activities for this patient population.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all task and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Master's degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program required.
GI Experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Illinois Registered Nurse License. Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification Required. Additional certification in area of specialty may also be required.
Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
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