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Nurse Practitioner - Hospice Clinical Lead Full Time 

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About the Organization ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 45,000 employees, 11 hospitals, 2,100+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 1,000+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and senior care services.

ProMedica`s senior care division operates 330+ assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, memory care communities and hospice, palliative and home health care agencies. Services are provided in 26 states and the majority now operate under the ProMedica brand and Arden Courts. Over the next few months, the rest of our entities under the Heartland and ManorCare names will rebrand to ProMedica.

Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address and lead in social determinants of health, champion healthy aging and cultivate innovative solutions. For more information about ProMedica senior care services, please visit  
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ProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR ManorCare, is one of the leading providers of Hospice, Home Care, Skilled Nursing, Memory Care, Palliative Care, and Assisted and Independent Living. Heartland, ManorCare, and Arden Courts are now part of the ProMedica family of services. The home health and hospice, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation services you know us for are now part of an integrated health and well-being organization.

The Clinical Lead Nurse Practitioner provides clinical practice oversight and management in accordance with state-specific nurse practice laws for patients in the hospice and palliative care settings. Working under a collaborative practice agreement with the hospice Medical Directors and team physicians, the Nurse Practitioner collaborates with the attending physician, specialists, and non-physician providers, as applicable, for the purpose of coordination of care to effectively meet the medical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patients. The Clinical Lead NP will be licensed and available as a resource to all the agencies within the assigned territory and able to perform the full scope of practice as outlined below.

Lead Duties Include:

  • Communicates with Hospice Administrators/Divisional Senior Nurse Practitioners regarding face-to-face visit requirements and adjusts weekly schedule based on the needs of agencies within assigned territory.
  • Participates in orientation and training of new Nurse Practitioners including ongoing clinical support as necessary during 90-day new hire orientation period.
  • Provides ongoing clinical support and presence to the Nurse Practitioners in the assigned area as directed by the Senior Nurse Practitioner with the purpose of acting as a clinical resource and mentor.
  • Provides hospice/palliative-based education, orientation, staff development, in-services, and supervisory visits for NPs within the assigned territory as directed by the Senior Nurse Practitioner.
  • Serve as a Homecare Homebase (HCHB) super-user and provide support to NPs in assigned territory.
  • Interacts with Medical and Clinical Services to provide clinical support for policy updates and education related to compliance and quality initiatives.
  • Provides NP coverage during temporary vacancies as needed per NP job description.
  • Participate in NP Advisory Council.
  • Participate in NP Leadership Team

General Duties Include:

  • Performs detailed face-to-face encounters for the primary hospice agency and other agencies in the assigned area as needed.
  • Performs and completes medical assessments including diagnosis, intervention, and planning as applicable along with necessary documentation.
  • Provides hospice-based education, orientation, and in-servicing to staff as needed and identified by the team
  • Performs comprehensive and symptom management visits to address the individualized needs of the patient along with a plan of care oversight (as defined by State specific law).
  • Performs new admission assessments, comprehensive histories/physicals, problem-focused visits, comfort the dying visits, and other visits based on agency need and scope of practice.
  • Utilizes LCD guidelines per the hospice policy and regulatory requirements when documenting face-to-face encounter visits.
  • Communicates clinical findings of the face-to-face encounter to the Medical Director/Team Physicians and members of the IDG team for use in coordinating patient care.
  • Serves as a liaison between the hospice agency, physicians within the community, facilities, and others engaged in health care services to ensure high-quality care and goal completion.
  • Meets with Hospice Administration and Senior Nurse Practitioner on a regular basis to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas and/or improving services.
  • Reviews and evaluates medical treatment plans, diagnostic tests, lab results, and medication lists for all assigned hospice patients.
  • Interfaces with patients, families, caregivers, hospice staff, and IDG to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Actively participates in IDG and any mandatory meetings of the hospice agency.
  • Treats patients, patients’ family members, and fellow employees with courtesy, respect, and dignity.
  • Notifies hospice office and Senior Nurse Practitioner when late arrival to or absence from work according to established policy.

We offer:

  • Continuing medical education, comprehensive benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) including company paid Malpractice, DEA and Licensure
  • Monday-Friday, no on-call, weekends, or nights

It is extremely rewarding to be able to go into the patient's environment and help them during this phase of life. Be a part of the ProMedica Senior Care team making a difference.

Educational Requirements Currently licensed as RN in state; Masters Degree in Nursing and certification through a national Nurse Practitioner licensing board.  
Position Requirements
  • At least one year in Hospice or Palliative care
  • Prior Nurse Practitioner experience, preferred.
Location 000 - Illinois, any location, Any, IL  

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