University of Chicago Advanced Practice Nurse in Chicago, Illinois

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About the Unit

The Comer Pediatric Primary Care Clinic is located in the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital. The practice provides comprehensive primary care with general pediatric care services that include:well-baby and well-child care, immunizations, school physicals, nutrition counseling, care for acute illnesses such as flu, injury prevention and counseling, health screening and disease prevention. In addition, our child health experts can work with families on important medical and social issues such as: behavioral issues, problems at school, family and parenting problems.

Unit Job Summary

Advanced Practice Nurse:

Work as a member of the Comer Pediatric Primary Care Clinic team and through a collaborative practice agreement, provide specialized clinical assessment, evaluation, tests, treatments, therapies, medical management and other direct care to general pediatric patients.


Advanced nursing degree from an accredited school/college of nursing required. Completion of approved NP training required. Certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner required. Ability to obtain Illinois advanced practice nurse license by start date required. Current license as Registered Nurse required.


Minimum 1 year clinical experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner required.

Minimum 3 years clinical experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.


Demonstrated clinical competency required. Ability to conduct physical examinations and health assessments required. Being detailed oriented required. Ability to work effectively under pressure required. Ability to use independent judgment required. Strong communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to facilitate communication among various levels of practitioners required. Ability to interview and obtain medical information required. Willingness to enter into written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire required. Once licensed, apply for a mid-level practitioner controlled license and DEA number required.

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Requisition Number: 104150

Departmental Job Title: Advanced Practice Nurse

Type of Position: Staff

Number of Positions Available: 1

Division: Biological Sciences

Department: 2013006-BSD-Pediatrics-General Peds

Work Location: Campus - Hyde Park

Other Work Location: Comer Children's Hospital

Work Schedule: Part-Time

Hours/Week: 20.0

If other than regular hours (M-F, 8:30-5:00) please detail: Occasional Saturday morning clinic.

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Union (If applicable): Non-Union

Pay Grade: NA

Pay Range: Depends on Qualifications

Pay Frequency: Monthly

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?: No

Is a Background Check Required?: Yes

Is Drug Testing Required?: Yes

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: None

Posting Date: 12-07-2017

Remove from posting on or before: 06-07-2018