Dean Clinic, a 450 physician multi-specialty group, is actively recruiting a part-time (.50 FTE) Palliative Medicine Advanced Practitioner to join our Janesville location.
Under the direction of the Division Chief, Palliative Medicine, the Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Medicine functions in an Advanced Practice role, developing, implementing and evaluating care plans for adult patients with multiple or complex palliative medicine needs in a variety of primary, acute and long term care settings.
The Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Medicine provides clinical expertise and mentorship to care team members across the continuum to enhance and inform palliative care delivery, serving as liaison to ensure continuity of care, communication and documentation.
Based in Janesville, the Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Medicine, in collaboration with other Palliative Medicine Department providers, develops interdisciplinary programs, clinical practice guidelines, and educational materials to improve care for patients with palliative medicine needs throughout the SSM-WI Region.
The ideal candidate will be patient centered, service oriented, and hard working.
The new medical campus in Janesville (www.stmarysjanesville.com) opened on January 9, 2012. It includes the 50-bed St. Mary's Janesville Hospital and the adjacent Dean Clinic office complex. The hospital provides seamless health care services from Urgent Care to ICU. If a patient requires tertiary care, a transfer to St. Mary's Hospital in Madison is easily accessible. Madison is 35 miles north of Janesville. Electronic medical records are connected throughout the hospital, clinic, and the entire Dean system through Epic.
A mid-sized city of 60,000 people, Janesville residents enjoy their beautiful, family-oriented community for its excellent schools and abundant recreational opportunities. Residents enjoy a plentiful array of golfing, hiking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and other outdoor activities. Janesville was settled in 1836 after Henry Janes traveled to the area. Proud of their heritage, Janesville's residents have shown great dedication to the restoration of the city's early buildings and homes. Of particular interest is the Look West Historic District, an early neighborhood with connections to the city's rail and manufacturing history.
Dean is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Graduate of accredited NP program. AANP or ANCC certification.
Internal Number: 17002630
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