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Palliative Consultant

Chicago, Illinois 000 - Illinois, any location, Any, IL
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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


Wanted: Quality Obsessed, Dedicated, and Compassionate Nurse leader!

The Palliative Consultant will assist with the implementation and provision of palliative care services and program development. Supports personnel and operational activities related to day to day business affairs of agency-based palliative care offices. Communicates closely with internal and external medical providers overseeing the medical components of palliative care as well as with local hospice management teams, regional, and corporate teams. Supports company mission, vision, and values through professional and positive interactions.

The Palliative Consultant will:

  • Ensures care and services provided through palliative care services is integrated with those of the organization.
  • Drives the advancement of palliative care in the community by demonstrating both a
    comprehensive understanding of palliative care standards as well as the specifics of the ProMedica Palliative Care community-based program.
  • Ensures through a consultant role, in partnership with administrators, RDO’s, and medical services the management of the quality of services provided across the service line. Acts as a mentor and support for administrative personnel located within each agency office by providing education and training to the Palliative Care Specialist at time of hire and at an on-going basis
  • Provides direction for Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) process by conducting internal quality checks, identifying areas in need of improvement and makes recommendation to assure that patients/families receive high quality palliative services.
  • Collaborates with admission teams to ensure a timely and effective referral to admission process.
  • Assists local, regional and national leadership in advocating, implementing and monitoring customers service standards and fulfillment of processes.
  • Drives referral development with managed care organizations, insurance companies and other payers in coordination and contracting, sales and operational leadership.
  • Ensures policies and procedures that guide the provision of care and services are developed and
    implemented as needed.
  • Serves as a resource for consultation and education to members of the interdisciplinary team and other health care practitioners in the community.
  • Maintains knowledge of and compliance with current Medicare/Medicaid, accreditation standards,
    state/federal rules and regulations as applicable for palliative care services. Seeks opportunities to advance knowledge of palliative care by engaging in educational training offered through conferences, seminar and online resources.
  • Creates an environment of excellence in palliative care services within the communities served.
  • Provides training and education for divisional and corporate department groups to improve
    collaboration among departments, disciplines and service providers.
  • Utilizes data driven approaches for process improvement of palliative care services.
  • Manages time efficiently and effectively.
  • Utilizes critical thinking when analyzing trends and data to reach conclusions based on findings.
  • Thinks and acts logically using critical thinking skills to meet unusual occurrences of the job.

The Palliative Consultant is a travel position and will travel to any of our hospice/palliative locations nation wide.

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow!

Join the team leading the nation in health care!

000 - Illinois, any location, Any, IL

Educational Requirements

RN required. Hospice certification preferred.

Position Requirements

Minimum of 3 years experience in providing hospice nursing. Previous management or supervisory experience in home health or hospice agency. Travel is necessary on a daily basis.

Job Specific Details:

Education: Currently licensed as a registered nurse and in good standing with the State Boards in which they practice. Undergraduate degree in healthcare or related field required. Hospice and Palliatve certification preferred

Experience: 5+ years of experience in Hospice or Palliative setting as an RN. Program development experience preferred.

Travel: Up to 90% travel required.


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