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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Neonatal Physician Assistant

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Job Description


Job Specifics

  • The Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) is a 64-bed, private-room unit with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit, and a Small Baby Unit
  • Team consisting of our full-time neonatologists, nurse practitioners, residents, APP and physician fellows, nurses, respiratory therapists, and consultants from multiple specialties deliver the most advanced care to premature and high-risk infants. Rounding approach is family centered. Isolation facilities available.
  • Management of premature and high-risk infants including bedside invasive and non-invasive monitoring, conventional and high-frequency ventilation, and surgery in multiple specialties, including cardiac and neurology
  • Opportunity to perform procedures such as intubation, thoracentesis, PICC, arterial and umbilical lines as well as newborn resuscitation for all high-risk deliveries.
  • Additional opportunities to assist with transport of critical infants and to rotate to Level II nurseries in the OSF Health Care System
  • Shared governance opportunities available within the scope of Safety, Quality Improvement, Education, and Focused Unit Based and Hospital Wide Committees
  • OSF Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

The Benefits

  • Generous vacation, personal wellness and sick-time packages
  • Competitive Compensation & Annual Team Based Incentives
  • Paid Occurrence Based Malpractice Insurance, CME, association membership dues.
  • Health, life, and dental insurance, and retirement plan
  • Clinician Care – complimentary, self-guided health and wellness support
  • Relocation assistance

The Community

  • Peoria, the largest Illinois metropolitan area outside of Chicago and St. Louis, is home to a large collection of medical research, educational and clinical facilities including the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, and Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center.
  • Peoria offers a many residential opportunities including quiet rural areas with beautiful scenery, chic urban lofts, or residential neighborhoods full of families all within proximity to the desired facility.
  • Peoria is also home to several performance venues, museums, art galleries and more than two dozen historic landmarks of both local and national fame.

POSITION SUMMARY: In accordance with professional standards of care and adhering to corporate philosophy of OSFMG, the advanced practice nurse/physician assistant shall be responsible for: Providing high quality patient care to the patients of OSF. Providing such professional Advanced Practice services. Maintaining the consistency and quality of all services provided to the Practice and its patients. Maintaining full and current patient medical records, including reports of all examinations, procedures, and other services performed by Provider or other support staff. Exercising diligence in assisting the Ministry CEO in keeping costs of the Practice to a minimum while maintaining a high level of quality care for patients. Providing a truly personalized, patient-centric experience to patients of the Practice and the OSF Hospital aligned to the patient's preferences, goals and needs.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served. Licensed to provide either an advanced practice nursing services in the State of Illinois as issued by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation in accordance with the Illinois Nurse Practice Act] OR [physician assistant services as issued by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation in accordance with the Illinois Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 ("Act") Licensed by the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and State of Illinois for prescribing of narcotics. BLS/ALS Certified Experience is preferred however; new graduates will be considered. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.