Advanced Practice Provider

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023


BSD MED - Pulmonary

About the Department

Our outpatient facility, pulmonary function laboratory, and consultation service provide state-of-the-art evaluation and care of patients with lung disease.

Patients with new and chronic lung diseases are evaluated in our ambulatory clinic, and characterization of their lung function is performed in a state-of-the-art pulmonary function laboratory.

Job Summary

The Interventional Pulmonology (IP) Advanced Practice Provider (APP) works in collaboration with the IP group of consulting providers that specialize in the management of complex airway and pleural diseases, lung nodules, lung masses, and mediastinal lymphadenopathy. The APP offers advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to aid in the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the lung. In general, the APP exercises autonomy in medical decision-making and provides a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to adult patients with the disorders listed above; this may include managing patients with complex, acute, critical and chronic pulmonary conditions. In addition, the APP collects and assists in the interpretation of reports from diagnostic and laboratory tests, radiographic procedures and clinical studies. The position typically analyzes, compares and evaluates various courses of action and has the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities.

Outpatient clinical work includes new patient and return clinic visit consultations for lung nodules, lung masses, LAN, BLVR evaluation, pleural effusion.


  • New patient and return clinic visit consultations.
  • Presents at tumor board, and multi-disciplinary collaboration with the thoracic oncology team.
  • Evaluates and performs procedures at the outpatient thoracentesis clinic.
  • Lung cancer screening/pulmonary nodule program.
  • Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction program.
  • Research/ Database collection.
  • Patient education.
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree from an accredited school/college.

Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through a combination of education and a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in a related job discipline.


Current and/or eligible for State of Illinois licensure/registration required. Eligibility to be privileged and credentialed through the Medical Staff Office (MSO). - State of Illinois


Preferred Qualifications


  • Background in general pulmonary, ICU, interventional pulmonary or thoracic surgery.
  • Performing and/or assisting in pulmonary procedures.

Preferred Competencies

  • Work with minimal supervision and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Contribute to the section and organizational goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)

When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Job Family

Healthcare & Medical Services

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

FLSA Status


Pay Frequency


Scheduled Weekly Hours


Benefits Eligible


Drug Test Required


Health Screen Required


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required


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