Franciscan Physician Network 3500 Franciscan Way Michigan City, IN 46350
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:
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)
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.
PHYSICIAN & ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS
Internal Number: 30062-en_US
About Franciscan Physician Network
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated health care, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Throughout our 13 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.For more than 135 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.