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Nurse Practitioner - Pain Management

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Type Full time Posted 5/28/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/25/2014
IL - Illinois (All) - Zion Referral - n/a -    

Nurse Practitioner - Pain Management

Location:Midwestern Regional Medical Center
Region:Zion, IL
Department:127002 Physician Assistants-Tech
Employment Status:Full time
Shift Hours / Days:Days
Hours / Pay Period:
Position ID:34638
Job Function:Nursing/Patient Care


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Pain Management

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America®(CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we callPatient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. Imagine access to your own personal health coach! We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

Job Summary/Purpose:

The Clinical Associate/Physician Extender is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for providing patient-focused health care.  In this role, assessment, communication skills, and problem solving techniques are used to deliver quality care and to facilitate physician productivity. 

In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the position will perform tasks as directed by the supervising physician and the clinic supervisor or manager:

  • The position performs only those clinical tasks he/she is capable of and within the scope of the supervising physician 
  • Will comply with all hospital by-laws, rules and regulations
  • Ensures all entries in the medical record are be co-signed by the attending physician. 
  • Prescribes Category III and above drugs as indicated by state/federal licensing. 
  • Implement telephone orders for Category II drugs when a standing order is present. 
  • Provide orders under supervision of physician during assigned “on call” duty.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current State of Illinois license (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner)

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK.  Each of our hospitals earned aBest Place to Workdistinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you makethedifference in the life of a patient.