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Advanced Practice Provider Inpatient/Outpatient Epilepsy

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, August 21, 2023

Job Description

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Performing comprehensive neurological assessments and evaluations for patients with epilepsy and seizure disorders.
  • Collaborating with neurologists, neurosurgeons, and other specialists to develop and implement individualized treatment plans for patients with epilepsy.
  • Prescribing and monitoring antiepileptic medications and other therapies, such as vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), responsive neurostimulation (RNS), or ketogenic diet.
  • Educating patients and families about epilepsy, seizure types, triggers, prevention, safety, and self-management.
  • Providing follow-up care and support to patients with epilepsy, including managing seizures, breakthrough seizures, and seizure emergencies.
  • Participating in quality improvement initiatives and research projects related to epilepsy care.
  • Position is Monday-Friday working both with inpatient and outpatient settings

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Generous Vacation and Holiday Time Off
  • Well-Being and Sick Leave
  • Leave of Absence Benefit
  • Paid Relocation Assistance
  • Paid occurrence based malpractice, prorated CME, association membership dues
  • Health, life, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master’s or doctoral degree in nursing or physician assistant studies from an accredited program.
  • A current license to practice as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant in the state of Illinois.
  • A certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner (AGACNP), or a certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) as a physician assistant (PA).
  • A commitment to serving with the greatest care and love.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience in neurology, preferably in epilepsy.
  • A strong knowledge of evidence-based guidelines and best practices in epilepsy care.

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer