Nurse Practitioner, Center For Pre-Op Care, St Joseph Hospital, Chicago

Requisition ID: 49655

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating



The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides patient care services and acts as a program leader and change agent in ensuring the delivery of quality patient care. Assesses patient care and the care delivery system, and develops and revises the plan of care, in collaboration with the physician, patient and family, other health care team members and outside agencies. Plans and conducts educational programs, revises program clinical guidelines/protocols and policies, and performs professional and technical nursing functions.



Conducts focused and/or comprehensive assessments by gathering patient history and identifying normal and abnormal findings on history, physical exam, radiology and lab findings.


Coordinates the plan of care with staff, physicians and other healthcare team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes and to facilitate discharge planning for this patient population.  Consults with department personnel and leadership and provides clinical expertise in solving complex patient or system problems and to facilitate communication and consensus.


Manages a specific caseload of patients by developing and implementing patient management plans and by directing and coordinating care rendered by nursing and other disciplines. 


Completes daily rounds and pre-procedure evaluations. Monitors symptoms and initiates symptom management interventions in collaboration with the attending physician.


Implements individualized treatment plans, evaluates outcomes, and modifies treatment plans (in collaboration with the Primary Care physician, Specialty Physician, and/or Medical Director as indicated),


Researches, develops and/or revises policies and procedures, standards of care and practice related to palliative care, clinical care guidelines and symptom management protocols in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members.  Leads team members in the design and implementation of clinical pathways and other clinical improvement activities for this patient population.


Reviews and interprets data from sources including clinical and financial, length of stay, and cost per case reports and recommends and implements changes as necessary.


Serves as a liaison by querying patients and families to identify unmet needs and opportunities for improvement and facilitating communication and problem resolution among patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members. Provides counseling and instruction to patient and family regarding prescribed therapeutic regimens and goals of care.


Provides presentations in the community to promote awareness related to chronic disease management, Hospice care, palliative care and wellness as indicated.


This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience      

Master’s degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program required.                       

Computer Skills     


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current Illinois Registered Nurse License. Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification Required. Additional certification in area of specialty may also be required.



Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Presence Health Network
Full time
Chicago, Illinois 60657, US