Palliative Care

Park Ridge, IL

Susan Kilpatrick , MA, MSW – Director, Physician Recruitment
773-295-3183
Job Description

Seeking an additional Palliative Physician to join its growing Palliative Care Program.  The service line supports the continuum of care for patients in a range of settings.

  • At outpatient clinics
  • Through its home-based palliative care program
  •  In 41 skilled nursing facilities thru the Advocate Post-Acute Network’s SNF Care Program

  A full time inpatient/outpatient position currently exists at:

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL to join an interdisciplinary team of physicians, advanced practice nurses, social worker and chaplain.The hospital is one of the nation’s premier teaching institutions with an on campus research institute and is conveniently located in a near north suburb of Chicago

Why choose Advocate’s Palliative Care program?

  • Advocate Aurora Health Care is committed to a system-wide palliative care strategy to further support our vision of creating lifelong relationships with patients. 
  • As part of Advocate Aurora Health, this established program is integrated with Advocate’s physicians, outpatient sites, hospitals, Advocate at Home, Advocate Physician Partners (Advocate’s PHO), and Advocate’s accountable care organization—one of the nation’s first and largest ACOs.

About Park Ridge, Illinois

Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains allowing for an easy commute into the city while enjoying peaceful suburban living.  

Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm where “community” is a big part of this suburban town. The city’s vibrant Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several parks featuring live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer. Throughout the city, quiet tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools, centrally located library and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.

Unique shops and a great selection of restaurants fill the Uptown area, where new buildings blend serenely with historic ones. The Uptown Park Ridge skyline is graced with cupolas, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

In addition to the Uptown shopping area, Park Ridge offers other shopping and dining convenient to every neighborhood, including South Park, Village Green, the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Ave. and the Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago.

Park Ridge hosts a variety of businesses from privately owned to major corporations and is home to Lutheran General Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center, teaching hospital and part of Advocate Aurora Health -- the 10th largest not for profit health system in the country.

About Advocate Aurora Health 

Together, we make healthy happen.

Now, as the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the nation, Advocate Aurora Healths’ combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.

Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.

Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.