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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Substance Use Disorder/Str

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University of Illinois Chicago - Dept Medicine
Location:
Chicago, IL, 60612
Posted:
July 07, 2024
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Description:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) – Substance Use Disorder/Street Outreach

Hiring Department: Department of Medicine

Location: Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1026328

Posting Close Date: July 25, 2024

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has over 300,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

Description:

Position Summary

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) works with the Community Outreach Intervention Projects (COIP) clinical programs to provide low-barrier primary care and substance use disorder at the various clinical locations. The APRN provides comprehensive health care for assigned patients/community as determined by scope of practice guidelines and specialty. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagnosis, planning and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges at UI Health and area of expertise. The APRN participates in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.

The APRN is required to have and maintain a faculty appointment in order to receive clinical privileges to practice at UI Health.

Duties & Responsibilities

Manage the care of patients within assigned area and/or area of expertise and within parameters of medical staff privileges.

Obtain relevant patient health history. Study and interpret patient tests and records.

Perform physical exam and record findings.

Perform various diagnostic, preventive and/or therapeutic procedures and/or order special screenings

and developmental or laboratory tests to diagnose conditions; interpret results.

Prescribe/order appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions and develop a treatment plan.

Develop an educational plan for patient/family.

Assist with scheduling of patients for upcoming procedures including coordinating with other services (division, departments) and completion of necessary documentation, scheduling forms and clearance.

Order appropriate consultation/referral.

Determine effectiveness of treatment plan with documentation of treatment provided and patient outcomes.

Reassess and modify plan with patient/family and treatment team within the parameters of medical staff privileges.

Participates in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other healthcare disciplines. By being involved in case conferences, serving as a preceptor and mentor, assisting with curriculum development and instruction.

The Advanced Practice Nurse is required to have and maintain a faculty appointment in order to receive clinical privileges to practice at the University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics.

Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned, including community outreach work.

Travel is required to offsite clinical locations.

Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Nursing or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required.

Graduation from accredited APRN program.

Current license as a Professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice.

Preferred Qualifications

Staff Nursing experience in substance use disorder treatment preferred. Experience with harm reduction and community outreach preferred.

To apply, submit Resume/CV and application at: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/11239?c=uic

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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