Nurse Practitioner

Angel Harvey Family Health Center, (Infant Welfare Society of Chicago) - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides well child care, acute care and follow-up.
  • Provides services related to health maintenance and promotion.
  • Establishes diagnoses for common short-term and chronic stable health conditions.
  • Orders, interprets and performs laboratory and radiology tests.
  • Performs other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated.
  • Prescribes medications as appropriate for patients. Supervises dispensing of medication from the Pediatric Clinic.
  • Consults and/or refers patients to licensed physicians or other health care providers as indicated.
  • Reviews laboratory results, consultant examinations and emergency room dispositions and follow-up on those requiring intervention.
  • Provides urgent care as indicated.
  • Appropriately documents all findings concisely and completely utilizing the electronic medical records system. Uses all forms correctly. Entries are dated and signed. Documentation must be legible.
  • Offers medical advice by telephone to parents of pediatric patients as part of a 24-hour call rotation with other providers.
  • Participates in specific programs of the clinic as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Serves as a consultant for nurses and other staff members handling triage calls or walk-ins.
  • Assists in education of patients, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, medical students, and other staff.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance assessments periodically.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.S Degree; training as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Current Illinois Advanced Practice Nurse License
  • 3 years or more experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • nursing: 3 years

License:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Language:

  • Spanish