Advanced Practice Provider: Allergy

UW Health in northern Illinois is currently seeking an APP (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to grow our allergy, asthma and immunology team in Rockford, Ill. The ideal candidate is self-motivated with strong critical thinking skills and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with patients of all ages.

Your clinical support includes the following:

  • Developing and implementing individualized treatment plans for patients with allergic, asthmatic and immunologic conditions
  • Prescribing medications and therapies as appropriate, monitoring patient progress and adjusting treatments as necessary
  • Educating patients and their families on managing their diagnosis, preventive measures and lifestyle modifications
  • Performing skin tests and other relevant diagnostic procedures, and administering allergy shots
  • Collaborating with referring physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to provide integrated care for patients
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date medical records and documentation
  • Remaining current with advancements in allergy, asthma and immunology treatments and best practices

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from accredited PA program or completion of a master’s level advanced practice nurse program 
  • Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) in Illinois, or ability to apply upon program completion
  • Strong clinical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Support and benefits

As a UW Health Northern Illinois Advanced Practice Provider, you will join our team of more than 120 APPs who enjoy the following support and benefits:

  • Transformation nursing leadership with Magnet recognition, shared governance and professional practice models and full practice authority committee
  • Professional Nurse Internship and Ambulatory Nurse Residency programs
  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive, family-friendly benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance, generous vacation and retirement program.

About the Greater Rockford area

Rockford and northern Illinois offer world-class attractions, outstanding recreation opportunities and beautiful parks — all at a cost of living significantly below those of most metropolitan areas. And for a quick visit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison are each just 90 minutes away or less. The Greater Rockford area offers superb cultural, recreational and outdoor amenities along with an eclectic arts community of theater, symphony, museums and dance. With an award-winning park district, Rockford also offers unrivaled outdoor recreation, markets and ethnic festivals plus Golf Digest-ranked golf courses, endless bike trails and extensive indoor and outdoor sports centers. In addition, we have excellent private, parochial and public-school options including the Renaissance Gifted Academy with graduates ranked in the top 5% nationally.

Contact information

For more information on how you can advance your career with UW Health in northern Illinois or to submit your CV and cover letter for consideration, please contact Emily Pfau at epfau@uwhealth.org or call (779) 696-7019.