This Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) will provide primary and specialty medical care services to HIV-exposed and HIV-infected newborns, infants, toddlers, grade schoolers and adolescents (up to age 24) under the direct supervision of infectious diseases attending physicians and under the overall direction of the RMR CORE Center medical director. In addition, this PNP will coordinate pediatric HIV services at the RMR CORE Center. In addition, this PNP will provide staffing to key pediatric research studies operating out of the RMR CORE Center.
Medical provider to children
Provide medical care to HIV-exposed well infants and toddlers
Coordinates HIV Pediatric services at RMR CORE Center
Participates as a team leader for HIV pediatrics related quality assurance/quality improvement efforts.
Take call from John H. Stroger Hospital (JSH) Newborn Nursery regarding provision of anti-retroviral prophylaxis to HIV-exposed newborns.
Act as a study nurse for assigned pediatric HIV research.
Furthers mission of CORE Center
Electronic charting and adequate documentation
Maintains competency and licensure
Operates as part of larger healthcare team
High quality care with high patient satisfaction
Bachelors of Science in Nursing with Masters or Doctorate as an Advanced Practice Nurse with Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification (new graduates may be considered pending certification). Fluency in Spanish required. Two or more years experience in HIV/AIDS care desirable, prior experience as a nurse practitioner desirable. Must have Illinois licensure or be able to obtain Illinois licensure. Must be able to be credentialed as an Advanced Practice Professional (APP) within the Cook County Health and Hospitals System.
1 year of experience post-graduation in provision of HIV/AIDS care. Proficient in both Spanish and English.