Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Provide patient care services and act as a program leader and change agent in ensuring the delivery of quality patient care. Assess patient care and the care delivery system and, develop and revise the plan of care, in collaboration with the physician, patient and family and other health care team members and outside agencies. Plan and conduct educational programs. Revise program clinical guidelines/protocols and policies. Perform professional and technical nursing functions for the palliative care program patients. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Demonstrates interventions appropriate to the age of patients.
A level of knowledge, skills and abilities acquired through a Master's level program in Nursing. Must possess a current license as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Advanced Practice Nurse or Nurse Practitioner. Must have current RN license in the State of Illinois. Certification as a Hospice and Palliative Care RN preferred. Will be required to complete CPR certification and maintain recertification. Five years of experience with three of those years in a CNS/APN role plus two years in palliative care, hospice or related experience.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
About Little Company of Mary Hospital and Healthcare Centers
Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers is a not-for-profit Catholic community hospital providing the latest surgical, inpatient and outpatient facilities.
At Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, we offer you our heritage of faith-based care that focuses as much on technology as the spiritual connection of prayer to the healing process. We look toward a futu...re that draws on the experience and spiritual strength of our past , combined with the knowledge and scientific advances that will help us continue our mission of providing compassionate care.