Nurse Practitioner Job – Aurora, IL 2142

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We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.


POSITION SUMMARY

The Nurse Practitioner will provide top quality medical care to patients in a secured residential treatment facility licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The NP will provide patient-centered health care to pediatric patients; determine the need for medical examination and treatment of the patients; document the needs of patients; and perform other related tasks as may be directed by the Supervising Physician.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide coverage for patients/residents that are followed for their ongoing medical care
• Orders and interprets test results, recommends and implements treatment of patients, administers therapeutic procedures, prescribes therapy or medication.
• Immunize and vaccinate patients against communicable diseases as recommended and required by the standard of care as it from time to time is updated
• Confer with consulting physicians, nurses, patients and patients' relatives concerning treatment and care of patients, using good care and diligence as to confidentiality
• Refer those cases which require specialist services, adhering to managed care contracts, principles, guidelines, using established and approved provider networks, and maintain responsibility for assuring that those services are require
• Maintain accurate and concise documentation of all patient encounters on a timely basis, in such manner and form as determined by SYFS, third party payers, federal funding and national accreditation agencies with which SYFS has agreements and/or obligations
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate of a physician assistant program and certified by the State OR Masters of Science in Nursing, Masters of Nursing or equivalent Nurse Practitioner Degree.
• Prior experience in clinical area (2+ years) preferred
• Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible
• Current Illinois State RN Licensure. ARNP with prescriptive authority in Illinois State. OR Current State PA-C Licensure and prescriptive authority.
• Maintains current DEA registration.
• Maintains current CPR
• Must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and abilities to relate effectively to patients
• Must have ability to write clear, precise, and accurate reports
COMPETITIVE BENEFITS:
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after 30 days
• Company provided AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending program
• Employer matched 401K after sixty days
• Paid time off
• Relocation bonus/packages available
• Wellness programs
• Employee Assistance Programs
• Employee Educational Assistance Program
• Daily Pay


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer.
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