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SSM Health

Freeport, IL 61032
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The Opportunity:

We are actively recruiting a full-time (1.0 fte) Advanced Practitioner Float to assist with primary care access at our Illinois clinic locations including Freeport, Lena, & Durand.

Opportunity Highlights:

+ Daytime clinical hours, primarily Monday-Friday

+ Outpatient-based practice

+ Opportunity to pick up additional shifts or flex hours to cover at Freeport Urgent Care

+ Collegial teams and supportive work environments

+ Opportunity to see patients independently

+ EPIC EMR utilized

+ Excellent onboarding process

Benefits:At SSM Health Monroe Medical Group, we offer a comprehensive benefit package exclusively designed for healthcare providers including annual CME dollars, dedicated CME time, multi-funded retirement account are just a few of our generous offerings.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package exclusively designed for healthcare providers including annual CME dollars, immediate vacation/CME time allotments, and a 403b multi-funded retirement account are just a few of our generous offerings.

SSM Monroe Medical Group Overview:

SSM Health Monroe Medical Group is known as a leader in community healthcare with a strong mission focus, advanced technologies, and a state-of-of-the-art LEED certified facility. We are consistently recognized for clinical excellence with high quality evidenced based care leading to our eighth 5-Star CMS rating, Guardian of Excellence Award, and eight consecutive A grades from Leapfrog on patient safety.

For more information contact:

Gina Haldiman, Senior Recruiter- Physician, Provider & Executive TalentOffice: 608-324-1868Email: gina.haldiman ( |

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law.
In collaboration with physician colleagues, demonstrates and provides professional nursing care to patients requiring an advanced level of knowledge and management of their nursing care in both inpatient and ambulatory settings.

+ Assesses patient of any age presenting for health care and obtains a personal medical history, appropriate physical examination with recording of the resulting information.

+ Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.

+ Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patients age-specific needs.

+ Addresses and responds to patient and staff requests for information in a timely manner, prioritizing patient requests and urgent needs.

+ Plans for patient care by making comprehensive clinical decisions based on advanced diagnostic skills and professional judgment, reviewing results of diagnostic tests and procedures, developing and implementing a treatment plan for the patient and/or family, and providing a wide range of interventions required to effect change.

+ Problem solving skills demonstrated by making competent advanced clinical decisions, utilizing appropriate resources, consulting with physician, as appropriate, and involving management where necessary.

+ Maintains effective methods of formal and informal communication with staff so that dissemination of information/administrative decisions are conveyed in a positive and supportive manner; motivates and supports staff to achieve department/contractual goals and operational benchmarks.

+ Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.

+ Facilitates the patients transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.

+ Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals. Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community healthcare facilities, agencies and resources.

+ Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

+ Recognizes and utilizes opportunities to act as a change agent by introducing nursing practice innovations.

+ Evaluates nursing practices associated with specialty area, defines needs/problems with patient care and makes constructive suggestions that creates a positive patient outcome.

+ Promotes positive health behaviors and self-care skills through education and/or counseling.

+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


+ Master's degree from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner program


+ One year nursing experience


+ Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

+ Constant standing and walking.

+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

+ Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

+ Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

+ Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

+ Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

+ Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

+ Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

+ Occasional driving.

+ Rare crawling and running.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.
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