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CAREERS

A career in healthcare means that you will be making a difference in people's lives. As a member of our team, you will contribute to creating a healthier community, whether you work in our clinical staff, front office, or administration.

Our employees are our greatest asset. We look for people who foster positive thinking, enjoy collaborating with others, and are selfless in their drive to help others.

Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant

Essential Duties and Responsibilites

• Elicit and record accurate health histories
• Performs complete physical assessment of appropriate body systems utilizing mechanical methods and instruments; including, but not limited to, otoscope, ophthalmoscope, anoscope, stethoscope, and speculum
• Interpret laboratory and X-ray results
• Assesses social, cultural, and family history
• Utilizing written medical protocols and/or in consultation with collaborating physician, plans medical and nursing therapies
• Differentiates between the normal and abnormal; initiates treatment and/or refers patients to specialists, if required
• Conducts screening for communicable diseases; provides follow-up assessment, documentation, evaluation, and reporting, if required
• Trains, supervises, and teaches other staff members directly assisting PA or NP.
• Provides community education as requested
• Performs short-term patient counseling and/or refers to appropriate counseling service
• Participates in continuing education and in-service programs
• Performs related duties as assigned
• Supports the on-going Performance Improvement/Risk Management program in order to maintain and improve the quality of patient care provided at EVCHS
• Participates in EVCHS committees when requested
• Provides after hours call per shared schedule and documents calls in patient record.

Site Work Location: Each employee has a primary work site(s) to which he/she is assigned. EVCHS, however, has multiple sites. Therefore, any employee may be asked to work at another site if the need arises. Administrative employees and contracted service providers may work from their homes, as needed or agreed upon in their contract.

  

Qualifications 

  • Education: Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program accredited by NCAC PA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) or graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner

      Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center          or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  Work Experience: Must have completed practicums as              required by educational program

  •  License/Certification: Illinois Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license, or temporary license while awaiting Illinois license, controlled substance license, and DEA registration

  •  Skills: The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner is responsible for management of total patient care which requires the ability to analyze and interpret data. He/she must also demonstrate competence in certain diagnostic and treatment techniques. This employee must be able to respond to a variety of health care situations. He/she must be well versed in outpatient care.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law.

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