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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - PICU

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Job ID: AN205 Job Type: Advanced Practice Practitioners (Nurse Practitioner)

This award winning children's hospital in Chicago is adding to their team! Seeking a Full-Time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for their PICU!

Job Description: 

The Provider works within the multidisciplinary clinical team to provide individualized patient care through history and physical assessment, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, medication ordering, prescribing and management, formulating diagnoses and patient/family education. S/he promotes evidenced based practice by conducting or participating in research and academic activities. S/he provides support to the nursing and leadership staff in order to promote the advancement of the nursing profession at the hospital and the community-at-large. The role is unique to each division and in accordance  with individual credentialing and privileging through the medical staff office

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides expert clinical care, education, consultation, advocacy research, leadership and mentorship
  • Manages primary, acute and chronic health problems through comprehensive history and physical examination assessment and diagnosis. This may include palliative and end of life care 
  • Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests and procedures. 
  • Orders and prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, and performs other therapeutic or corrective measures to treat illnesses and improve health status. 

APN Requirements:

  • Master's degree or higher from an accredited school of nursing appropriate for certification as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Two years of nursing experience preferred 
  • Licensure in the State of Illinois as an APN is required 
  • BLS certification required. PALS required. 

Physician Assistant Requirements:

  • Master's degree from a nationally accredited Physician Assistant Program required. 
  • 2 years of clinical patient care experience preferred. Pediatric experience strongly preferred. 
  • Active licensure in the State of Illinois as a Physician Assistant is Required. 
  • BLS required. PALS required. 



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Abbi Leighton
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