Advanced Practice Providers - Biopsy
University of Chicago
The Department of Radiology includes more than 80 full-time faculty members, clinical associates, advanced practice providers, and postdoctoral researchers. A tradition of excellence in patient care, basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world's top academic institutions provides the foundation for a robust career in the University of Chicago Medical System. The University of Chicago Medicine is a Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, a Comprehensive Stroke Care Center, and a referral center for numerous neurologic and otolaryngologic disorders.
About the Department
The job uses best practices and knowledge of patients and exercises autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis, initiation of delegated medical treatments, and performance of image guided procedures independently and/or with supervision. The scope of practice includes image guided procedures, inpatient rounding, outpatient clinics, family support, discharge planning, staff education, consultation and research.
Performs procedures as trained and appropriately credentialed.
Orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests.
Monitors effectiveness of plan of care.
Educates patients on disease and treatment plans.
Documents within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and completes other necessary documents.
Collaborates and/or consults with physicians and other health care providers as appropriate.
Actively participates in program building, and quality measurement and improvement measures.
Designs patient education programs that include information required to make informed health care and treatment decisions.
Evaluates goals and outcomes taking into account the benefit-versus-burden, safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness for the patient, family and the organization.
Develops diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions needed to achieve the goals and outcomes of the patient’s plan of care.
Performs other related work as needed.
Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university degree from an accredited school/college.
Advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing or completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA).
Experience in a procedural environment and/or performing procedures would be a benefit.
Strong clinical judgment, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent communication and patient education abilities.
Ability to interview and obtain medical information.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.
Strong organizational skills.
Cover Letter (preferred)
When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.
Healthcare & Medical Services
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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