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Ascension Health Nurse Practitioner, Pulmonology/Critical Care in Kankakee, Illinois

We Are Hiring

AMITA Health is looking for a full-time Pulmonary and Critical Care Nurse Practitioner to join our elite team in Kankakee, IL.

Why Join Our Team

About AMITA Health

  • AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to delivering outstanding, compassionate care to communities we are privileged to serve in Chicago and the northwestern, western and southwestern suburbs.

  • We are one of the largest health systems in Illinois, with 15 acute-care hospitals, four specialty hospitals and more than 230 clinics and outpatient facilities, including 18 immediate care centers.

  • Ten AMITA Health hospitals have been awarded “A” grades on the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade list, which recognizes AMITA Health’s successful efforts in providing safer patient care.

About Kankakee

  • Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago along 57 miles of winding river.

  • Close but not too close to big-city hubbub and high-rises of Chicago, Kankakee County offers a refreshing down-to-earth mood: golf, hiking, kayaking, biking and more along the beautiful Kankakee River.

  • The Paramount Theatre and the iconic homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright demonstrate a rich Midwestern history

About AMITA Health Medical GroupThe AMITA Health Medical Group consists of more than 900 multi-specialty employed physicians and associated practitioners, ranking it among the largest medical groups in the state. We work every day to achieve our mission, which is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus, by providing efficient, high-quality, faith-based care.

What You Will Do

AMITA Health is looking for a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner for our Pulmonary and Critical Care Department.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with AMITA Health to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:

Top ranked pulmonary and critcal care department Nice mix of pulmonary and critical medicine Practice with very experienced and well-respected physicians Full-time with daytime coverage, plus equally shared call e-ICU overnight coverage 8 bed ICU EMR Meditech for inpatient Excellent support staff

What You Will Need

Licensure/Certification/Registration:Required Credential(s):• BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Credentials are verified by local staff credentialing office.• Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Credentials are verified by local staff credentialing office.Preferred Credential(s):• Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Education:• Master's degree of Nursing required.

Visa Eligibility


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.