Nursing Jobs In Chicago Illinois


Job Details

Hiring Organization Molina Healthcare of Illinois
Qualification Master’s degree in family health from the accredited nursing program
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 40 To USD 43 Per Hour
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States 60523


Job Summary

The Care Connections NPs focus on screening and preventive primary care services delivered in the home, community, and nursing facility settings. Provides needed care in the environment that patients feel most comfortable and are most receptive including home, nursing facilities, and “pop-up” clinics.

The Nurse Practitioner will be required to work primarily in non-clinical settings and provide medical care to all levels of patients. Some programs may focus on specific populations (e.g., adult and geriatric, pediatric, women’s health).

Perform comprehensive medical assessments, order appropriate tests/procedures for diagnostic purposes, formulate treatment plans, obtain specialists’ consultations as needed, and do appropriate documentation as required. Job roles and responsibilities emphasize a team-based approach to care and support each member of the team is trained to meet the highest level of function allowed by state law.


  • Provide general medical care to various and/or specific patient levels – adults and geriatric.
  • Perform comprehensive evaluations including history and physical exams for risk adjustment and other regulatory assessments
  • Address both chronic and acute primary care complaints, and able to ascertain medical urgency
  • Establish and document reasonable medical diagnoses
  • Seek specialty consultation as appropriate
  • Order pertinent diagnostic laboratory and radiology testing for the medical diagnosis or presenting symptom; able to work within an environment of limited resources and therefore use diagnostic tests judiciously and appropriately
  • Discuss unusual or unclear symptoms or results with consulting physician in a timely manner
  • Accept feedback and direction from the supervising physician
  • Create and implements a medical plan of care
  • Provides care coordination and preventative care services for geographical as well as virtual targets who are stratified by risk.
  • Schedule patient appointments for telehealth or in-person visits when appropriate
  • Provide post-discharge coordination to reduce hospital readmission rates and emergency room utilization
  • Perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures within his/her level of training and expertise, and as outlined in the practice agreement and written protocol with the supervising physician
  • Perform face-to-face in-person visits in a variety of settings including homes, skilled nursing facilities, and public locations.
  • Additionally, perform face-to-face synchronous video communications using the TeleHealth platform based on business needs and leadership direction
  • Order bulk laboratory orders to target specific populations of members.
  • Perform alternating on-call coverage to triage any urgent lab results and develop an appropriate plan of care
  • Participate in community-based “Pop Up Clinics” as a way of building relationships with the community while addressing gaps in healthcare
  • Collaborate with fellow nurse practitioners to develop best practices to carry out work duties efficiently and effectively
  • Actively participate in regional meetings
  • Prescribe medications as appropriate
  • Remain knowledgeable on current therapies
  • Perform timely documentation of medical records in an electronic medical record computer system
  • Engage in practices constituting the practice of medicine in collaboration with and under the medical direction and supervision of a licensed physician to the degree required by state laws. May also function as and perform all duties reasonably expected and assigned to an RN such as medication administration.
  • Work as a partner with supervising physician. The NP is responsible for initiating collaboration, as it is needed.
  • The NP is responsible for knowing when a patient needs physician oversight and when the patient’s medical condition may be beyond the scope of knowledge of the NP.


Required Education

  • Master’s degree in family health from the accredited nursing program

Required Experience

  • 3-5-year experience as a Registered Nurse and/or Nurse Practitioner, ideally in home health, community health, or public health setting
  • Experience in chronic disease management and preventative care

Required License, Certification, Association

  • Completion of Nurse Practitioner program at the Master’s level, with an active and unrestricted national certification from one of the following organizations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Active and unrestricted state-issued license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner

Preferred Experience

  • Previous experience as Nurse Practitioner, 3-5 years
  • Previous experience in Home health as a licensed clinician, especially in the management of chronic conditions
  • Experience with underserved populations facing socioeconomic barriers to healthcare
  • Fluency in a language in addition to English is plus
  • Immunization and phlebotomy skills

To all current Molina employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the intranet job listing.

Molina Healthcare offers competitive benefits and compensation packages. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

About Us

Molina Healthcare is a nationwide fortune 500 organization with a mission to provide quality healthcare to people receiving government assistance. If you are seeking a meaningful opportunity in a team-oriented environment, come be a part of a highly engaged workforce dedicated to our mission.

Bring your passion and talents and together we can make a difference in the lives of others. Molina Healthcare offers competitive benefits and compensation packages. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

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