Rush University Medical Center  Advanced Practice Provider - Pediatrics Neonatalogy in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Advanced Practice Provider - Pediatrics Neonatalogy


Shift: 4th (Rotating)

Full/Part: Active Regular Restricted PT (1 to 39 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2018-0397

Job Description:

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Rush University Medical Center presents an exciting opportunity and competitive compensation for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

Position Highlights:

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner provides high quality, comprehensive care and promotes collaboration between multiple disciplines to ensure cost effective and quality patient care. The individual who holds this position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

The schedule for this position is rotating and is handled through self-scheduling within guidelines. The schedule includes 10 hour day shifts, 16 hour overnight shifts from 4pm – 8am, and 24-hour shifts (24 hour shifts are not required).

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform patient history and physical examinations.

  • Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic health problems.

  • Prescribe medication, including controlled substances as delegated in collaborative practice agreement.

  • Utilize research and evidence-based practice to guide decision making to ensure the highest quality patient care.

  • Demonstrate advanced critical thinking in the care and management of patients.

  • Provide education and support to nursing staff, students, house staff, and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Consult other health care team members in collaboration with physician to meet patient needs, while ensuring continuity of care.

  • Provide education to patients, families, and community groups.

  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that establish and maintain professional relationships with coworkers and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Work to establish a relationship with the patient characterized by mutual respect, empathy, and collaboration.

  • Serve as a consultant and mentor to healthcare team members in solving patient or care delivery system problems

Position Qualifications Include :

  • Current State of Illinois RN and APN licensure required.

  • Master’s or Doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited program required.

  • Current certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner from a national certifying body required.

  • Current BLS and NRP certifications required.

  • Prior experience as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner preferred.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center,Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

  • Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you’re saving for retirement or a child’s education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your money…now and in the future.

  • Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. Ten programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.