Advance Practice Nurse, EHV - Plainfield, IL - Med Surg
Company: Edward-Elmhurst Health
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Advance Practice Nurse, EHV - Plainfield, ILGENERAL SUMMARY:
This position is for our Linden Oaks behavioral health hospital.
The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) works within a collaborative
practice agreement to provide advanced nursing care for patients in
the acute care setting.-- In collaboration with the physician and
other health care team members, the APN plans and coordinates care
to achieve optimal patient outcomes.-- As a clinical expert, the
APN implements individualized treatment plans, evaluates outcomes,
modifies treatment plans as needed, coordinates care for complex
patients, provides patient education, and facilitates discharge
planning for Linden Oaks Medical Group patients
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-- (The following duties and
responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the
ADA, except those that begin with the word "May.")
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of patients served.-- This includes
knowledge of the physical and psychological needs of patients
served and the ability to respond appropriately to those needs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1.----On call rotation maybe expected.
2. Requires a Master's degree in nursing (MSN of MS).-- Previous
experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse preferred.-- Certification
in area of specialty required.--------------------------
3.--Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse license, current
State of Illinois Advance Practice Nurse license and a
collaborative practice agreement required.-- Current CPR
Certification issued by either the American Heart Association or
Red Cross required.
4.--A relatively high level of analytical ability is required.--
Incumbents must collect, analyze, and interpret data in order to
solve problems requiring a professional level of knowledge in a
specific discipline and/or design relatively complex clinical or
administrative systems and programs.
5.--A relatively high level of communication skills is required in
order to effectively communicate with all health care team
6. Work generally consists of activities, projects, or assignments
where there is considerable decision-making authority regarding
procedures, plans and schedules.
7.--Work requires the ability to walk or stand for an hour or more
at a time, lift or carry object weighing more than 20 pounds and
lifting or positioning patients, the ability to proofread and check
documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter, retrieve or
transform words or data, and closely examine specimens, images, or
8.--Work conditions including performing unpleasant laboratory or
patient care duties, working with equipment or performing
procedures where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts,
bruises or muscle strains.
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