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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Legacy Care Medical is a multiple provider practice with four office locations in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. Legacy Care Medical (FQHC Look- A-Like) is a remarkable medical practice committed to offering the communities it serves high quality, affordable and respectful care. We provide primary care for pediatric, OB/GYNE and family practice patients. The Advanced Nurse Practitioner position will be working in our Hanover Park clinic.

Responsibilities

  • Take, evaluate, and record medical histories.

  • Perform physical examinations required to evaluate medical problems.

  • Perform health maintenance for well patients, including administering or supervising immunizations.

  • Treat problems within the scope of competence and exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation.

  • Manage illnesses

  • Collect specimens for pathological examinations

  • Prescribe medication as determined by the formulary and best practice

  • Counsel patients on medical problems, use of medications, expected effects of treatments, diet, and other health maintenance matters.

  • Counsel family planning, including prescribing of oral contraceptives

  • Manage behavioral or psychosocial problems including crisis intervention and short-term individual and family counseling

  • Order and interpret appropriate laboratory studies, x-rays, electrocardiograms, and other special examinations

  • Analyze and interpret data, formulate diagnoses and problem lists, and establish plans for the management of health problems

  • Initiate consultation requests to specialists and other health professionals including physical therapists, occupational therapists and dietitians

  • Participate, record, respond and acknowledge the On-Call phone system

  • Participate and perform all skills and duties for the hospital rounding schedule (refer to Employment Agreement)

  • Maintain all CME (continuing medical education) required

  • Have a method of transportation to travel when requested

 

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing systems, filing and records management systems, forms, and other office procedures 

  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and clinical programming

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

  • Knowledge of the CDC immunization schedule, preparation and timely disposal, and safe use of vaccines, needles and syringes

Abilities and Skills

  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

  • Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.

  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

  • Ability to demonstrate collaborative teamwork skills

  • Listens, reads and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words, sentences, pictures, verbal, and letters

  • The ability to communicate information and ideas verbally and written so others understand

  • Correctly follow a given rule or set of rules in order to arrange things or actions in a certain order. The things or actions can include numbers, letters, words, pictures, procedures, sentences, and mathematical or logical operations.

  • Apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers.

  • The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures

  • Time management

  • Working with new material or information to grasp its implications

  • The ability to teach others

  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time

  • Exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects

  • The ability to efficiently shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources)

License

  • Nursing License Required

  • Active Nurse Practitioner License

  • Active Board Certification

  • Active BLS Certification

Experience

  • Five or more years of APN experience preferred

Language

  • English

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time (40 hours)  

 

Benefits

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Life insurance

  • Loan repayment program

  • Malpractice Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • PTO

  • Unpaid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

 

Pay Range: From $97,000.00 per year

Supplemental Pay Types

  • Bonus opportunities

  • Breakdown pay

  • Completion bonus

  • Double time pay

  • Hourly bonus

Weekly Schedule:

  • 4x10

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental Schedule:

  • On Call

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team at Legacy Medical Care. When emailing your resume, please answer the following questions:

  1. How many years of APN experience do you have?

  2. What is the highest level of education you have completed?

  3. Do you speak Spanish?

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