1+ months


SSM Health
Wayne City, IL 62895
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SSM Health Illinois seeks a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to take over an established patient base, while working alongside an experienced NP. The successful candidate will join our primary care clinic in Wayne City, Illinois.

This is an employed position with SSM Health Medical Group, a premier Medical Group located in south central, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Memphis and Nashville.

Successful candidates must have/be:

+ Successful completion of an accredited NP or PA school

+ Hold current Board Certification.

+ Independent practice experience is preferred of at least 1 year of independent practice experience, however new graduates will also be considered.

+ Active Illinois APN or PA license is preferred.

In collaboration with physician colleagues, demonstrates and provides professional nursing care to patients requiring an advanced level of knowledge and management of their nursing care in both inpatient and ambulatory settings.

+ Assesses patient of any age presenting for health care and obtains a personal medical history, appropriate physical examination with recording of the resulting information.

+ Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.

+ Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patients age-specific needs.

+ Addresses and responds to patient and staff requests for information in a timely manner, prioritizing patient requests and urgent needs.

+ Plans for patient care by making comprehensive clinical decisions based on advanced diagnostic skills and professional judgment, reviewing results of diagnostic tests and procedures, developing and implementing a treatment plan for the patient and/or family, and providing a wide range of interventions required to effect change.

+ Problem solving skills demonstrated by making competent advanced clinical decisions, utilizing appropriate resources, consulting with physician, as appropriate, and involving management where necessary.

+ Maintains effective methods of formal and informal communication with staff so that dissemination of information/administrative decisions are conveyed in a positive and supportive manner; motivates and supports staff to achieve department/contractual goals and operational benchmarks.

+ Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.

+ Facilitates the patients transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.

+ Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals. Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community healthcare facilities, agencies and resources.

+ Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

+ Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to act as a change agent by introducing nursing practice innovations.

+ Evaluates nursing practices associated with specialty area, defines needs/problems with patient care and makes constructive suggestions that creates a positive patient outcome.

+ Promotes positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and/or counseling.

+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


+ Master's degree from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner program


+ One year nursing experience


+ Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

+ Constant standing and walking.

+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

+ Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

+ Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

+ Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

+ Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

+ Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

+ Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

+ Occasional driving.

+ Rare crawling and running.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.


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Posted: 2022-05-17 Expires: 2022-08-14

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