Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Mile Square Health Center is hiring one full-time Nurse Practitioner, Psych to join our patient care team at our L.P. Johnson Rockford clinic.
Provide psychiatric health care for assigned patients as determined by scope of practice guidelines and specialty. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagnosis, planning and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges at UIHHSS and area of expertise. Participate in educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.
Psychiatric Assessment and Therapy
Examine or conduct diagnostic tests on patient to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorder.
Analyze and evaluate patient data and test findings to diagnose mental disorder.
Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments, in collaboration with the Mile Square Health Center behavioral health integration team.
Prescribe, direct, and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat disorders.
Conduct individual, group, and family psychotherapy and facilitate psychiatric rehabilitation.
Provide crisis intervention and treatment.
Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, nurses, care coordinators and other professionals associated with the behavioral health integration team to discuss treatment plans and progress.
Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained from patients, relatives, and other professionals.
Prepare and submit case reports and summaries to government and mental health agencies.
Advise and inform guardians, relatives, schools, agencies and significant others of patients' conditions and treatment when necessary.
Review, evaluate and consult with other behavioral health professionals regarding their treatment procedures and outcomes.
Participate in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.
Develop and present lectures and/or seminars to graduate nursing students, medical students, residents and other health professional students.
Participate in the development of clinical policies and/or protocols concerning the quality of patient care.
Develop nurse practitioner practices at clinical sites.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Nursing, with a concentration in psychiatry or mental health.
Exam certified as an Adult or Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Unrestricted Illinois License as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
DEA-X waiver as preferred
Salary & Benefits:
UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, sick days paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.
For fullest consideration all applications must be submitted by April 24, 2020. Applications will be accepted until May 22, 2020.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive
Internal Number: 130949
About University of Illinois at Chicago - UI Health, Mile Square Health Centers
The mission of Mile Square Health Center is to provide holistic, quality health services in the midst of an underserved, urban community. The concept of holistic services includes not only actions to restore health, but also to prevent disease, promote healthy life styles and provide personalized support to individuals and families. Community education, outreach, advocacy and caring involvement are important attributes of our mission. To achieve these goals, we acknowledge that our practice arena extends well beyond a "building" and into the heart of the community.We acknowledge our responsibility to treat all we serve with dignity and respect regardless of worldly status, race, ethnicity or individuality. We further acknowledge our obligation to care in a manner that is free of racial or cultural bias and accepting of differences among and within culture.We believe that in unity there is strength. Therefore, our mission directs us to engage in a dynamic, empowering relationship with the community. This partnership requires a commitment to collaboration, personal involvement and professionalism.We accept this responsibility to actively participate as a center for mentoring hea...lth professionals, young citizens and our colleagues. As a team, we believe that each of our members must act as both a leader and a follower in executing this mission.Finally, we have accepted the challenge to excel in this endeavor. We recognize that to do so requires commitment to excellence, flexibility in mind and spirit, and clarify in communication.