Attends faculty clinics and independently evaluates patients.
Establishes independent clinics.
Prescribes appropriate treatments.
Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated.
Performs procedures in clinic â“ i.e. abscess drainages, etc.
Participates in management decisions.
Coordinates follow-up care, including imaging/testing, consultations, or surgery.
Interprets internal/external test results.
Notifies patients of test results and management plans.
Provides patient education regarding pre-operative preparation, post-operative care, weight management.
Works with care team to address patient inquires via email, EPIC, or phone.
Obtains medical histories and performs physical assessments.
Travels to offsite practices as necessary.
Evaluates goals and outcomes taking into account the benefit-versus-burden, safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness for the patient, family and the organization.
Develops diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions needed to achieve the goals and outcomes of the patientâ™s plan of care.
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.
Demonstrated clinical competency, effective leadership and teaching skills.Â
Ability to conduct physical examinations and health assessments.
Ability to interview and obtain medical information.
Willingness to enter into written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire.Â
Once licensed and as needed, willingness to apply for a controlled substance license and DEA number.
Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCM Medical Staff Office prior to start date.Â
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.Â
Strong organizational skills.Â
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.Â
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