PSYCHIATRIC ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE | Cook County Health

Cook County Health

Chicago, Illinois, PSYCHIATRIC ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE Job Number: 00124736 Job Posting: Nov 4, 2020, 4:17:26 PM Closing Date: Nov 19, 2020, 5:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:00 A.

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Shift End Time: 4:00 P.

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Collective Bargaining Unit: NNOC Nurses Posting Salary: Up to $55.

695 HR APN EXP Organization: Health and Hospital Systems Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address : mailto:[email protected]

org When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email .

An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.

To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV.

Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.

Starting salary is commensurate with years of APN experience JOB SUMMARY The Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) provides primary psychiatric assessment and management of patients with co-morbid medical disease and mental illness.

As an independent APRN in the State of Illinois, provides initial psychiatric consultations in all settings across Cook County Health (CCH) including Stroger Emergency, outpatient clinics, Correctional Health Services, and inpatient settings.

The APRN will assess and manage using advance diagnostic skills, interpreting results, and prescribing psychotropic medications as approved by the medical staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse-Nurse Practitioner in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain license two (2) weeks prior to starting employment .

Ability to obtain a DEA license within six (6) months of hire, required.

(If already obtained, must provide proof at time of interview) Ability to obtain an IL Controlled Substance License within six (6) months of hire, required.

(If already obtained, must provide proof at time of interview).

Master’s degree in Advanced Practice Nursing with a concentration in the field of psychiatric nursing is required.

(Must provide official transcripts at time of interview) Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) is required.

(Must provide proof at time of interview) A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in the area of psychiatry is required.

Position requires local travel, must possess a valid driver’s license and mandatory vehicle insurance or otherwise provide an acceptable and reliable means of transportation.

(Must provide license and proof of vehicle insurance at time of interview) PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.

VETERAN PREFERENCE PLEASE READ When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must: Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran.

” Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing).

Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date.

Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).

Discharge papers must list an Honorable Discharge Status.

Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable.

OR A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

BENEFITS PACKAGE Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage Basic Term Life Insurance Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program Employee Assistance Program Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time 100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.

cookcountyrisk.

com/ Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health to include a State of Illinois APN license and any other license, certification or specialized training, etc.

no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate’s start date.

*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.

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credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).

Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.

*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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