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.
Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission and vision, goals, and values of trinity health.
The Nurse Practitioner is assigned responsibility for the primary health care of patients in their area of expertise as well as specialty health care under the direction of members of the medical staff.
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.