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Acute Care Palliative PNP job at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago: Read more below!

Posted about 6 years ago by Janel Saunders

Posted: November 30, 2012 11:12 AM
Subject: Recruiting Palliative Care APNs

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is currently seeking to hire PNP's for our Palliative Care team.  You have the opportunity to join an established interdisciplinary group managing children with palliative care needs. In this role, you will manage the palliative care needs of  hospitalized, home and/or hospice patients; facilitate family care conferences, serve as a liaison with all other involved care teams; work with area hospice agencies in care coordination;  and participate in the program's educational, research and advocacy activities.

Our brand new facility is in the heart of downtown Chicago on the Northwestern University campus.   In this new location, we are uniquely positioned to collaborate with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital to advance research and healthcare outcomes.  
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago was the first pediatric hospital in the nation to earn Magnet status in 2001 and in 2010, the hospital received re-designation for the 3rd time. The hospital is also recognized in the 2012-2013 Top 10 children's hospitals in U.S. News and World Report. As part of the award winning care at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners are offered an individualized orientation program to facilitate transitioning into a new role with access to more than 160 Advanced Practice Nurses representing more than 25 subspecialties.
Candidates must have a
master's degree or higher from an accredited school of nursing appropriate for certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Anesthetist;  a valid Illinois APN  license; and a minimum of two years of nursing experience, preferably in pediatrics.  The candidate must also have the ability to work collaboratively and independently in an interdisciplinary team. For additional information on this exciting opportunity, go to  or contact Lauren Sorce at