February 12, 2018

Nurse Practitioner

Job Summary:

  • Job title: Nurse Practitioner
  • Job type: Part Time
  • Location: Northwest Indiana

Unity Hospice is a family owned and operated hospice. We are looking for outstanding members to join our team. Our promise to our patients is “We personalize our care and treat you like family”. We are dedicated to making our patients’ final days, weeks and months as comfortable as possible.

The promise to treat everyone like family also flows through the daily work environment, where all employees are part of the Unity family. We offer a workplace that employees are proud to be a part of. Unity Hospice was voted a Chicago Tribune “Top Workplace” by our employees for the last three years straight!

We are looking for exceptional people to join our exceptional team. People who want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of others. The end of life can be accompanied by feelings of loss and isolation, and the Unity Hospice team is dedicated to ensuring that the transition is filled with dignity, comfort and peace. We are dedicated to doing this not only for our patients, but for their families and loves one as well.

The success of our company is dependent upon teamwork. Our specially trained team includes doctors, nurses, social workers, CNAs, spiritual counselors, therapists and volunteers, just to name a few. The one thing we are missing is YOU – please join us!

Duties: What you will do:

  • Continue to develop Unity Hospice’s palliative care program
  • Manage a caseload of palliative patients
  • Assist with all aspects of patient care including: diagnosis, treatment, medication management, assessments, and consultations
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge in field of hospice and palliative care
  • Travel to patients wherever they reside: Home, nursing facility etc.

Requirements: What you need to have:

  • Valid Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) license
  • Valid Registered Nursing (RN) license
  • NPI number, or ability to obtain one
  • Controlled Substance License and DEA Number (preferred)
  • Willingness to enter into collaborative agreement with Hospice Medical Director
  • 1-2 years of nursing experience (preferred)
  • Utmost compassion and integrity

Benefits: What you will get:

  • Supportive and welcoming work environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Reimbursed mileage
  • Company phone or stipend towards yours
  • EAP (employee assistance program)
  • Back-to-School program
  • Shining Star program