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Ascension Health Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care in Mount Prospect, Illinois

We Are Hiring

AMITA Health is looking for a full-time Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner to join our elite team in the community for southwest suburbs of Chicago.

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 Chicago Suburbs

  • Beautiful suburban locations, convenient access to downtown Chicago.

  • Quick travel to O'Hare International Airport.

  • Excellent schools, parks, recreation, walking/running/biking trails, shopping, restaurants and theaters.

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/Board Eligible Nurse Practitioner for our Palliative Care and Hospice Department.

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

Position Highlights:

100% community based opportunity in the suburbs. See patients in their homes, assisted living and nursing homes, etc. Busy growing Palliative Care Team Excellent support staff in community Well-respected Palliative Care Program/Services Major midwest Health System

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills.

  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.

  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.

  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.

  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.

  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

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

None

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:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO 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.

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