Our ideal candidate has an enthusiastic approach to providing care for children in busy clinical setting, demonstrates sharply honed interpersonal skills to work in concert with a well-established group, desire to act autonomously in the absence of peers, and embraces a culture that places both patient and family in the highest regard while willing to quickly address a large patient population.
The psychiatric nurse practitioner reports to the Executive Director for Counseling & Consultation Services and is responsible for providing outpatient psychiatric evaluation and treatment for NIU students including medication management, referral, and patient education.
Examine and treat patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals; ensure proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
The Nurse Practitioner for Northwestern Memorial Hospital is responsible for working in collaboration with the patient, primary care physician, medical director, and other palliative care team members in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families.
Performing history and physical exams, medical record documentation, conducting approved diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, ordering and scheduling laboratory & diagnostic studies and professional consultations, prescribing medications, providing direct patient care in collaboration with the designated supervising physician and ensuring appropriate outpatient follow up for newborns.
Perform appropriate medical screening procedures for women and men including, but not limited to, breast, testicular, and pelvic examinations. The latter includes speculum examination, bimanual examination, obtaining materials for STI testing, cytological smears (and other specimens as indicated,) and other types of more specialized screening procedures as may be indicated by the manual of standards and guidelines.