Advanced Practice Nurse

US-IL-Hoffman Estates
Req. ID
18093
Status
Full time
FTE
1.0 / 80 hours per pp
Shift Details
Days
Category
Registered Nurse

Job Summary:

AMITA Health (AMITAhealth.org) is an integrated health system serving communities in western and northwestern suburban Chicago. AMITA Health is a Joint Operating Company formed in February 2015 by Adventist MidwestHealth, based in Hinsdale, Ill., and Alexian Brothers Health System, based in Arlington Heights, Ill., encompassing nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians. AMITA Health is committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care possible and respecting the faith traditions of all people.

 

The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), in collaboration with the Physician Advisory Committee, will consult with patients, and coordinate palliative care services among a team of professionals including care managers, social workers, and pastoral care service. 

 

 

Education Requirements:

  • Advanced Practice Nurse licensed in IL
  • Work experience in acute care, oncology, ambulatory care, pain management, hospice/home health and/or Palliative Care (preferred)
  • Knowledge of end of life care, including advanced care planning, pain and symptom control of the terminally ill, and bereavement care issues desired.
  • Board certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse required; ACHPN credentialed or desire to work toward certification
  • Prescriptive Authority licensed in the state and in accordance with signed  collaborative agreement, if applicable
  • CPR certification
  • Minimum of two years of RN/APN experience preferred 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 

Experience & Special Skills:

  • Must be skilled in diagnostic and treatment methods and protocols common to patients in the palliative care service.
  • Possesses advanced nursing assessment skills.
  • Experience in providing holistic care

 

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