NURSE PRACTITIONER
Maywood, IL 
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Job Title NURSE PRACTITIONER 2080
Position Number 8102757
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus
Department Name SCHOOL OF NURSING
Location Code SCHOOL OF NURSING (02400A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities
As a certified Advanced Practice Nurse, provides comprehensive primary healthcare services for children and adolescents in a school-based health center. This is a 1.0 FTE. Duties include but are not limited to:
*gathering and interpreting comprehensive health history and risk assessment data
*provision of physical examinations
*treatment and management of common acute and chronic conditions
*ordering and interpretation of laboratory and diagnostic tests
*prescribing vaccines & medications based on established criteria
*administers vaccinations as part of the Vaccine for Children program
*consultation with a collaborating physician and other members of the interprofessional team as appropriate to provide comprehensive evidence-based services
*maintaining documentation within the electronic health record according to HIPAA and FERPA regulations
*providing health teaching and health promotion services within the clinic and school classrooms

As a certified Advanced Practice Nurse, serves as a mentor and teacher as part of the mission of the SBHC. Duties include but are not limited to:
*serving as a preceptor for graduate students learning the Advanced Practice Nursing role
*facilitating Loyola nursing, social work, public health, nutrition and medical student and resident clinical practica in the SBHC and community in collaboration with the Project Director, Loyola faculty and other team members
*identifying needs and using evidence to suggest innovative interventions/new evidence-based programs to meet the needs of the population served
*participating as a team member in developing and presenting articles, posters and presentations that showcase the work of the SBHC
*willingness to be mentored into the grant-writing process
*commitment to further the mission of Loyola University Chicago of excellence in teaching, healthcare and social justice
Performs other duties, as assigned

Special Instructions:
*Review of applications will begin in August 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position, (2) resume, (3) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references (references will be contacted for finalists only), and (4) an Inclusive Excellence statement addressing past efforts and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Inclusive Excellence statement should address the following:
*Understanding of barriers: Describe your understanding of the barriers that exist for historically under-represented groups (URGs) in nursing. URGs include under-represented ethnic or racial minorities; men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer individuals; people with disabilities; and undocumented immigrants.
*Past activities: Discuss past activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion. Examples may include teaching/curriculum, mentoring/advising/tutoring; outreach efforts; committees, task forces, and boards; scholarship and/or research, and other initiatives.
*Future plans: Describe how you plan to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion including activities you would pursue and how they would fit into this role.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Master's degree in specialty field and three to five years of experience. Requires state RN and APN licenses.
Qualifications
*Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
*Current Illinois Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse license
*Master's degree in specialty field and three to five years of experience
*Demonstrated interest in working with a diverse adolescent population
*Must be able to diagnose and treat a variety of health issues as well as have knowledge of human behavior, adolescent growth, development and performance.
*Strong communication skills, interpersonal and analytical skills are essential.
*Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet and email applications
Certificates/Credentials/Licenses
*Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
*Current Illinois Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse license
Computer Skills
Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet and email applications.
Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Yes
Physical Demands Standing
Working Conditions Infectious Diseases
Open Date 09/13/2022
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Loyola all faculty, staff, and students to be COVID-19 along with receiving the COVID-19 Booster vaccine when eligible. An for a qualified medical or religious reason may be submitted for review/approval.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
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Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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