Advanced Practice Provider - Palliative Care (part-time) at St. John Medical Center

  • Location: Westlake, OH
  • Posted: Jul 2, 2019

Job Description


Seeking part-time Advanced Practice Provider to work on Palliative Care team at UH St. John Medical Center. Schedule TBD. Will be working clinically with the Palliative Care Oncology and Non-Oncology teams and will consist of inpatient consults and outpatient clinics (potentially).

The APP is responsible for providing clinical leadership through:
• Patient assessment
• Obtain comprehensive patient histories and perform physical exams
• Order and perform routine diagnostic procedures
• Develop and implement treatment plans
• Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions
• Provide instruction to meet patient needs
• Institute and change orders on patient charts as directed by supervising physician
• Symptom control for palliative and inpatient hospice, when needed


Position Requirements:
• Demonstrated competence as a practitioner
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to use a variety of technical patient care devices specific to the clinical area
• Strong interpersonal relationship skills
• Competence in providing leadership
• Ability to work autonomously

Education Requirements
• Nursing Doctorate or Master of Science in Nursing with emphasis on clinical practice


•  Completion of a formal Physician Assistant training from an accredited program with NCCPA certification

License Requirements
• Current RN license to practice in Ohio
• Current APRN license to practice in Ohio
• Nurse Practitioner Certification - Adult or FM
• Active DEA license


DEA license

Preferred Qualifications
• Palliative Care experience
• Experienced NP preferred, but will consider new grads with strong MICU background
• Palliative-Hospice Certification or similar in education
• Hospice, Pain Management or Oncology experienced


Salary Information


Contact Information

University Hospitals


Schedule Information

Schedule: Days

University Hospitals

3605 Warrensville Ctr. Rd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Phone: (216) 767-8900



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