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APN (AG-ACNP) or PA - Department of Surgery (Abdominal Transplant acute care) - Part Time
at Trinity Healthcare
Expected Weekly Hours:16
Job Description Details:
Advanced Practice Nurse-Department of Surgery
Position Summary: The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) provides advanced nursing care in the acute care setting, based on educational preparation and/or certification in the APN role to a specific patient population. Care goals include promotion of healing, prevention of illness and recidivism. The APN assumes the management of patients, functioning in both an independent and collaborative role with the physician, case manager, and other members of the health care team. As an expert practitioner, the APN performs selected invasive procedures, designs individualized treatment plans, evaluates outcomes, and modifies the treatment plan as needed. The APN facilitates the transition of patients between service units and provides/coordinates complex patient and family teaching. Recognizes and consistently applies knowledge of Loyola's 14 Magnet Forces.
Minimum Education: Required: Masters Degree
Minimum Experience: Required: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience
Preferred: 6-10 years of previous job-related experience
Licensure/Certifications: Required: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois,Nurse Practitioner License State of Illinois
******Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP)
Please indicate on your resume your APN focus
Position Responsibilities: Ensures that care delivered to patients, meets/exceeds standards of care and is provided according to Loyola University Medical Center?s mission, strategic plans and all internal/external regulations, policies and procedures. Functions independently and collaboratively with the physician to provide continuity of health care services for individuals, families or groups. Evaluates the health status, acute episodes of illness, and health care needs of individuals through emphasis on comprehensive history, physical exam, and psychosocial assessment. Analyzes data to identify health/illness problems, the human responses to actual or potential health/illness problems, identifies variations from the norm in diagnoses emergent problems and complications. Designs and evaluates individualized treatment plan. Demonstrates and maintains expertise in the performance of selected complex invasive procedures. Coordinates care for optimal continuity of care across the health care continuum. Facilitates patient/family participation in health care by identifying learning needs and providing specialized education to enhance decision making. Exhibits professionalism by performing research, education, and leadership in clinical practice.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. It serves people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with 93 hospitals, and 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities - that provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, we are known for our focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, Trinity Health is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.