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Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner for Findlay, OH (Perm)

Findlay, OH 45840

Job Description

Blanchard Valley Health System in NW Ohio is looking for an experienced NP with a passion for palliative care, hospice and the geriatric population.  Join a community nonprofit who values you!

Job Description:
  • Three years or more of work experience as NP in an acute care setting or with Palliative Care and Hospice is required, will not consider anyone with less (educational internships and RN experience does NOT count toward 3 years)
  • Must have passion for palliative care, hospice and the geriatric population
  • Must live in close proximity to Lima, OH (relocation may be required)
  • Practice autonomously and provide symptom management of really sick patients
  • Symptom management, chronic disease management, goals of care, advanced care planning
  • 100% inpatient, round on inpatient hospice patients M-F
  • 6 patients/day, 5 day workweek, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, rotating on-call
  • Hospitalists admit, Open ICU
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
  • Not accepting new graduate candidates - experience required

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Base salary plus w/RVU -- competitive salary range based on experience and training (to be discussed at interview).  Provider may submit salary expectations
  • 200 hours of vacation/CME, 6 days paid holidays, birthday pay, sick leave accrual up to 600 hours
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance, life and long-term disability insurance, malpractice insurance
  • 403 (b) tax deferred annuity, 457 (b) deferred compensation retirement plan
  • Board Certified NP 
  • Geriatric Certification (or willing to obtain within 1 year) 
  • OH license (or willing to obtain) 
  • Three years or more of work experience as NP in an acute care setting or with Palliative Care and Hospice (NO EXCEPTIONS) 
  • Why is candidate interested in BVHS? 
  • Board Certified
  • Ohio
About Blanchard Valley Health System:

Blanchard Valley Health System is more than a hospital. It’s the way we bring our values - Integrity, Compassion, Skill, Collaboration, Innovation & Humor - to life. BVHS is a nonprofit, integrated regional health system based in Findlay, a unique micropolitan community and the second-largest city in Northwest Ohio. We serve an eight-county region and provide comprehensive services to over 4,000 patients each day. As one of only 45 members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, our physicians can consult with Mayo Clinic specialists to provide second opinions at no cost to patients.

BVHS Specialties: Allergy & Immunology, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, EMS & Ambulance Services, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, GI, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Physician Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pain Management, Palliative Care & Hospice, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Critical Care, Radiation Oncology, Rheumatology, Senior Care Services, Urgent Care, Urology and Wound Care.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) qualifying employer
  • Findlay Hospital, 150-bed, 16-bed ICU, 18-bed CCU, Level III Trauma Center, Level III ODH Heart Care Center, 1,000 deliveries/year, Level II Special Care Nursery 32 weeks+
  • Bluffton Hospital, 25-bed, specialty clinics, 24-hour ED, diagnostic services, outpatient surgery/procedures
  • Findlay Surgery Center, freestanding facility, 4 ORs, 2 endoscopy suites, procedure rooms
  • Four da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical Robots with da Vinci® Table Motion
  • Cerner EMR integrated at inpatient and employed ambulatory settings
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval®
  • American Heart Association, American Stroke Association Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
  • CMS Nursing Home “Five-Star Overall” & “5-Star Quality” ratings, Birchaven Village & Independence House
  • Newsweek’s "America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024" List, Blanchard Valley Hospital
  • Newsweek’s "America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2024" List, Findlay Surgery Center
  • US News “High Performing” Distinction in Heart Attack Care
  • Global Health Exchange “Best 50” healthcare supply chains in North America”
  • Chartis Center for Rural Health 2021 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital, Bluffton Hospital
  • Joint Commission “Distinction of Acute Stroke Ready Certification”, Bluffton Hospital

About the Community:

Findlay is a charming city in Ohio that combines natural beauty and cultural attractions. You can explore the scenic trails and waterways of the Hancock Park District, where you can spot wildlife, fish, or paddle. You can also visit the Mazza Museum, which showcases original artwork from children's books, or the Hancock Historical Museum, which displays local history and artifacts. Findlay is a great destination for families, art lovers, and outdoor enthusiasts who want to experience a slice of Ohio's heritage and nature.

Fast Findlay Facts:
  • The City: The center of Hancock County, Findlay is located along Interstate 75. It is about 47 miles south of Toledo, 92 miles north of Columbus and 137 miles west of Cleveland.  Findlay is considered a Micropolitan community.
  • History: Findlay derived its name from Colonel James Findlay, Commander of the second regiment in the War of 1812. It was first laid out in 1821 by Joseph Vance and Elnathan Cory. Wilson Vance gave the town of Findlay its name.
  • Population: 41,202 (based on 2010 US Census data)

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Findlay, OH

Ready to embark on your next career adventure in Findlay, Ohio? Discover exciting job opportunities in this charming town nestled in the heart of Hancock County. Known for its vibrant community spirit, Findlay boasts a thriving economy, top-notch schools, and a low cost of living, making it an ideal place to grow both personally and professionally. Explore the historic downtown area with its eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, catch a show at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, or unwind at Riverside Park along the Blanchard River. Join us in Findlay, where career success meets small-town charm – your next opportunity awaits!

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support