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Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

AMITA Health is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Nurse Practitoner for our Palliative Care and Hospice Department.

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

100% Community based opportunity in the Chicago metro region

See patients/hospice in their homes, assisted living and nursing homes

Busy growing and well-respected Palliative Care/Hospice Team

Excellent support staff in community

Major Midwest Health System

Staffing privilages at AMITA Health St. Mary's and Elizabeth Medical Center


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 Metropolitan Region

  • Chicago is one the world's greatest cities.
  • We have wonderful neighborhoods, fabulous architecture, beautiful lakefront, world-class museums, and award-winning dining.

About AMITA Health Medical Group

The 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

In collaboration with a physician, provides for the expansion of individualized primary healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic health conditions.

  • Obtain patient history and perform assessment via observation, interview and examination.
  • Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic studies.
  • Perform preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.
  • Provide direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Counsel and educate patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Document delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 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 required. Credentials are verified by local staff credentialing office.
  • Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration preferred.


  • 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:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please 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.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Mount Prospect , Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care, Other , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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