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APRN - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Req #:  104240
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  PM/Night
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

As part of Advocate Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Children’s Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children.

New and Exciting Opportunities available with Advocate Children's Hospital, please apply to receive information about Health Benefits, 401K, Competitive Salary and Work Life Balance

 

Advocate Children’s Hospital Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

  • Advocate Children’s Hospital- Oak Lawn, IL
  • Full TIme
  • PM/Night Shift
     

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:

The APRN~Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) reflects the mission, vision, and values of Advocate Health Care and adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and other regulatory and accreditation standards. The APRN~CNP works independently and collaboratively as part of the interdisciplinary team to provide health promotion, disease prevention, health education and counseling as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases through high~quality, cost~effective delivery of care focused on population health. This includes the assessment, diagnosis, and management of patient problems by prescribing pharmacologic and non~pharmacologic treatments. The APRN~CNP is licensed, board certified, credentialed and/or privileged as an independent practitioner to practice at the full extent of their licensure and within their defined scope of practice. The primary goal of the APRN~CNP is to function in a clinical role to provide comprehensive population based health care services and may serve as a primary care provider and/or consultant for individuals, families and communities in a variety of settings.
 

Job Requirements:

  • Masters of Nursing Degree as APRN~CNP
  • 2 years RN experience preferred
  • 1 year APRN~CNP experience in the relevant setting preferred
  • National certification as a CNP from an accredited body
  • Current Illinois APRN License
  • Current Illinois Registered Nurse license.
  • Current Illinois Controlled Substance License within 6 months of hire
  • Eligible for DEA registration Possession of a current DEA Registration within six months of hire and may vary based on practice site
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Current PALS/ACLS certification may vary based on practice site
  • Travel may be required
  • Ability to work varying hours and shifts to meet the needs of Advocate Health Care. This may include on call coverage ~Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
  • Able to respond quickly to patient needs and work at a fast pace ~Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients.
  • Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick
  • Well~developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with an Electronic Medical Record
     

JOIN ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE – RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN ILLINOIS!

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago