Transitional Care NP - East Central Illinois



Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Job Description

Carle Health is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our Transitional Care Clinic (TCC) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.

Position Details Include:

  • Typical schedule 10 hour/ 4 days per week 
  • Provides health assessment for patients directed toward returning to a state of wellness, establishing the need for intervention, evaluating responses to and outcomes of therapy, and following a mutually agreed upon treatment plan.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
  • Communicates with other health professionals, families, and referral agencies regarding health status and needs of particular patients or patient groups.
  • Serves as a role model in the enhancement of nursing practice and professional conduct following professional practice guidelines. Responsible for nursing care delivery by patient care support staff.
  • Perform assessments on patients referred to the TCC and determine eligibility for the program.
  • Place orders for scheduling patients in the TCC.
  • Complete full assessments and provide ongoing patient care and management while the patient is under the responsibility of the Transitional Care Clinic.
  • Place appropriate follow-up orders for patients evaluated in the TCC.
  • Monitor patient improvement and response to therapy over the 30-day post-hospital period.
  • Coordinate return of the patient responsibility to their Primary Care Provider
  • Case management
  • Home visits for appropriate TCC patients within 60 mile radius

Education Requirements:

  • Master's Nurse Practitioner
  • Two years of experience as an APN in a primary care clinic or hospital setting preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • Current Illinois registered nurse license and advanced practice nurse licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and APN National Certification

About Carle

Recognized as a Great Place to Work®, Carle Health is a vertically integrated system based in Urbana, IL, with nearly 16,500 team members and over 1,300 physicians and APPs in its eight hospitals, physician groups and health businesses. Carle Foundation Hospital, Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Carle Health Methodist Hospital and Carle Health Proctor Hospital hold Magnet® designations- the nation’s highest nursing honor. Carle Foundation Hospital also ranks as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ by Healthgrades®. The system includes Methodist College and Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school, as well as Health Alliance™ and FirstCarolinaCare health insurance plans. Carle Health is dedicated to being a trusted healthcare partner for the communities it serves.