Nurse Practitioner and Director of Clinical Practice

Join an incredible university in the heart of Chicago

Chicago, IL 60637
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Allison Bunnell
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Merritt Hawkins

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The University of Chicago’s Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is seeking an experienced nurse practitioner and a director of clinical practice (who is also an NP by training) who will continue the organization’s mission of providing exceptional care to its students. This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of an evidence-based practice while serving an educated and inquisitive patient population and collaborating with world-class providers.
  • The ideal candidates will have experience in and be comfortable with treating the LGBTQ+ patient population.
  • Director candidates should have administrative and/or leadership experience and knowledge of the regulatory environment, as this individual will be responsible for evaluating staff performance.
  • The incoming director will spend 50–60% of his or her time in a clinical setting and the remainder fulfilling administrative and leadership responsibilities, partnering with the medical director to bring improvements to areas such as performance management, workflow optimization, training initiatives, and more.
  • The Director will benefit from a five-day workweek and we offer flexible scheduling for the incoming NP.
  • This is an exciting time as the department continues to grow exponentially and receive significant investment from the university, including in its tremendous commitment to professional development.
  • The NP will have the ability to see his or her own patient panel as the primary provider in a full scope of practice.
  • The university is constructing a brand new state-of-the-art Student Wellness Center, expected to be completed in 2020, which will bring counseling and health services under one roof.
  • Individuals with experience and skills in addition to their primary care training are highly encouraged to apply.

The University of Chicago is an urban research university, originally established in 1890, and currently is ranked #6 in National Universities by U.S. News & World Report 

Ranked by Niche as #20 in Best Cities for Young Professionals in America, Chicago offers tremendous opportunity as well as plenty of events and activities perfect for families and individuals alike. With excitement in every season and endless opportunities to explore and seek adventure, Chicago has something for everyone.
  • The University of Chicago campus sits on 217 acres in the city’s beautiful Hyde Park neighborhood near Lake Michigan.
  • Choose between a number of remarkable living options, including those in the downtown area or in Chicago’s exquisite surrounding suburbs.
  • Chicago boasts exceptional public and private schools, including four of the top 10 best public high schools and five of the top 10 best private high schools in the state (Niche), as well as multiple prestigious colleges and universities.
  • Enjoy an array of big-city amenities, including top-notch shops and restaurants, live entertainment, an international airport, historical and tourist attractions, and collegiate and professional sporting events.
  • Experience an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, running, golfing, camping, kayaking, and a variety of lake front and beach activities.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.