Assist in all offsite breast surgery and plastic surgery procedures, including, but not limited to,mastectomies, breast lumpectomies, lymph node biopsies and excisions, breast abscess drainage, general surgical oncology, breast reconstruction, tissue expanders, breast augmentations, abdominoplasties, and general plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.
Provide surgical and clinical support in multiple locations including but not limited to Hyde Park, River East, and Silver Cross.
Assist in teameffort to prepare for and expedite the start of surgery in the OR.
Provide the appropriate preparation of the patientforsurgery.
Provide appropriate preoperative and postoperative instructions, and facilitate discharge planning.
Maintain establisheddepartmentalpolicies and procedures,objectives,qualityassuranceprogram,safety,environmentalandinfectioncontrolstandards.
Round and provide clinical care for in-house patients.
Prepare charts for clinic (i.e. obtaining IOE, outside records, pre-charting)
Both assist physicians and provide independent clinical care to patients in the clinic.
Hold weekly cosmetic injectables clinics.
Coordinate patient and family education needs with staff, case managers, and other clinical personnel.
Assist in the in- and out-patientsetting in assessing patient health status and needs.
Assist in the in- and out-patientsetting in performingspecifieddiagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Assist thein- and out- patientteams in the development and implementation of comprehensive plans of care.
Follow through in the outpatient setting via communication with appropriate health care providers to assure that proper care and follow-up is provided.
Function as a professional role model for staff while providing expert care in the in- and out- patientsetting.
Promote, have knowledge of and utilize appropriate patient care protocol relating to the physical and psychological needs of adult and geriatric patients in both in- and out-patientsetting.
Collaborate with careteammembers and multi-disciplinary team members to providedirectin- and out- patient care.
Designs patient education programs that include information required to make informed health care and treatment decisions.
Evaluates goals and outcomes taking into account the benefit-versus-burden, safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness for the patient, family and the organization.
Performs other related work as needed.
An advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing or completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA).
Two or more years of clinical experience in a related area of specialty.
Licenses and Certifications for Advanced Practice Nurse:
Current Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) license in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date.Â
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date. Â
Licenses and Certifications for Physician Assistant:
Current Physician Assistant license/registration in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date.
Certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) by start date.
Ability to provide direct patientcare in a professional and respectfulmanner.
Ability to provide direct patient care independently under the direction of the supervising physician.
Excellentverbal and writtencommunication.
Ability to perform detailed work.
Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasionalinterruptions.
Ability to exercisediscretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.
Ability to solveproblems by applyingmath or reasoningprinciples.
Ability to train or lead others.
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