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Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care

Palliative Care

 

Address   Franciscan Physician Network
    3500 Franciscan Way
    Michigan City, IN 46350

 

Hours  Days; Days/Evenings

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Master's Required

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Franciscan Physician Network is seeking an experienced Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner with 3 – 5 years of experience. The preferred candidate will have past or present experience in palliative care, hospice, oncology, geriatrics and or intensive care.

 

 

This experienced Nurse Practitioner will join our group in Franciscan Health Michigan City, located in Michigan City, Indiana. The nurse practitioner is expected to monitor patients, counsel, educate families and to act as a liaison between doctors, patients, families and hospital staff.

WHAT WE NEED:

The ideal candidate will provide care in multiple settings (in/outpatient,) will have a focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and have a desire to invest in the community, building long-lasting relationships with patients and their families.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • No Call Expectation 
  • Average outpatient volume: 2 patients per week
  • Average inpatient volume: 30 patients per week 
  • Inpatient follow-ups and new consultations 
  • Will clarify care planning with patient’s family 
  • Certification as a Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN®) is preferred
    • Eligibility to become certified within 2 years is required
       
WHO WE ARE:

Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.

 

With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic Health Care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.

WHAT WE OFFER:

At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid malpractice
  • 27 days of Paid Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Customized marketing support
MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team at practice@franciscanalliance.org or (844) 376-3627.

WHERE WE LIVE:

Nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes National Park, La Porte and Porter Counties merge the best of small-town friendliness with easy access to Chicago – less than 60 miles away. Known for its miles of waterfront beaches and property, you can live in amenity rich communities where affordable living options abound. Stroll along the fresh-water beaches, harbors and lighthouses or immerse yourself in water sports

 

The area boasts four beautiful seasons and year-round recreational activities such as camping, hiking and biking, award-wining breweries and wineries, a charming lake-side zoo, art festivals, casino and outlet shopping mall

 

The regional economy is a diverse mix of agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing and tourism. The area is home to outstanding educational programs – including the state’s first construction trade apprenticeship program and energy academy. Not to mention colleges and universities including Valparaiso University, Purdue University, Indiana University and the University of Norte Dame, all within an hours’ drive.

 

Let us show you why we love where we live!


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

3-5 Years Experience

License(s):

Certification(s):

Travel: 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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Nearest Major Market: Michigan City