Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Employment at SXU

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Family Nurse Practitioner - Registry

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy College in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Saint Xavier serves approximately 4,000 students at its campuses in Chicago and Orland Park. The University offers 43 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing, as well as a variety of program options in continuing education and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

Position Type: Staff
Department: Health Center
Position Scheduling: Part Time
Function: Responsible for direct patient care in the identification, management, and/or referral of health problems related to acute illness, injury and chronic illness. Assesses real and potential risk factors relating to current health status, including analysis and interventions. Orders and interprets necessary laboratory, radiology and/or other diagnostic tests. Formulates diagnoses and management plans, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic modalities, patient education and follow-up care. Documents in electronic medical record. Evaluates outcomes of care and modifies treatment accordingly. Demonstrates expertise and comprehensive knowledge in the delivery of primary care.
Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of primary care experience is strongly preferred. Experience with young adult/college-aged populations is desirable. Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate excellent clinical decision making ability. Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work independently and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast paced work environment are necessary. Applicants must possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude, and the ability to work effectively in a diverse community.

Qualified candidates must have a Master’s degree in Nursing and be a graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. Candidates must have a current Illinois RN and APRN License (or License eligible) with prescriptive authority. National certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and current BLS certifications are required. DOT Medical Examiner and DOT urine collection certification strongly preferred.
Start Date: 11/1/2017
Description of Hours: 7.5 to 22.5 hours/week to cover a FMLA with potential for ongoing hours beyond March 2018. Day schedule with some early evening hours.
Temporary Position: Yes
Length of Temporary Position: November, December, January, February, March
Items to Include:
Cover Letter
Three References
Other: Graduate Transcript
Contact Information: Saint Xavier University
Office of Human Resources
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago IL 60655

Understanding of and appreciation for the Catholic identity and Mercy heritage of the University required.
Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.  EOE/M/F/D/V