Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner

Sinai Medical Group, Chicago, IL
Gastroenterology, Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time
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  The Nurse Practitioner, in collaboration with the physicians, provides medical care and treatment for diabetes and endocrinology patients.

Essential Job Functions and Duties

  • Provide clinical support to physicians

  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate clinical needs of patients

  • Coordinate post-discharge follow-up care

  • Develop, coordinate and conduct educational and learning experiences

  • Maintains a comprehensive record of all active patients of the endocrinology service. This includes new consultations, and patients with follow-up visits

  • Conducts new patient evaluations and manages the care of established patients. Continuously reviews medical data with the attending physician, maintains accurate progress notes and engages patients in the educational process.

  • Performs comprehensive history and physical assessments in the clinic setting He/she provides for the continuity of patient care between the outpatient clinic and inpatient settings. Documents all patient data to ensure continuity of care.

  • Establishes medical and nursing diagnoses, prescribes, administers and evaluates pharmacological and other treatment regimens.

  • Identifies groups, families and individuals at risk and develops a plan to address those risks including, but not limited to, educational programs, screening programs and patient education materials.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree - Nurse Practitioner

  • Effective leadership and organization skills

  • Knowledge of EMR

  • Current State of Illinois Nursing License

  • Current Advanced Practice License

  • ANCC Certification

  • Academic preparation and/or expertise in program management and in the care of persons with a chronic disease

  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) designation preferred