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ANTIGO- ADVANCED CARE PLANNING PROFESSIONAL- QUALITY

Non-Nursing Clinical

Aspirus Langlade Hospital

Antigo, WI

000740-QUALITY SERVICES

Supplemental

Day

Day Shift, No Weekends or Holidays

23837

Diploma
 

Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.

 

We are seeking a Advanced Care Planning Professional at Aspirus Langlade Hospital in Antigo, WI to complete advanced directive paperwork, provide thorough explanation, counseling, and education to community members, patients and health care agents to ensure appropriate declarations, designations, and completion of Declaration of Physicians (Living Will) and the Power of Attorney for Health Care documents according to State Laws.  The Advanced Care Planning Professional provides and connects patients, families and health care proxies to the needed resources to support advanced care planning.  They are also an advocate for the patient's wishes by providing necessary counseling involving end of life decisions.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • To promote an understanding of advanced care planning to individuals seeking services.
  • Proactively discusses advanced care planning options to individuals which include discussions of understanding a person's health care condition(s) and treatment option(s), clarification of individuals' health care wishes and their definition of "living will", and weighing options of types of care and treatment of individual would want or not want.
  • Assists individual with completion of advance care planning documents according to regulatory, accreditation, state and/or religion standards.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a health care or social science program, BS preferred.  Will consider experienced WI licensed Technical Diploma in Practical Nursing (LPN) or experienced WI licensed Social Worker.
  • Minimum 2 years clinical experience in a hospital or related healthcare setting.
  • Familiarity with The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) standards, Wisconsin State Statutes, and Catholic Bishops of Wisconsin advanced care planning principles, desirable.

Aspirus is a non-profit, community-directed health system based in Wausau, Wisconsin. With more than 7,600 employees, serving communities throughout northern and central Wisconsin, as well as the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, our integrated system includes four hospitals in Wisconsin and four in Michigan with more than 55 clinics.

Antigo, WI is a community with tremendous civic pride, a community with a diverse business environment and a city filled with friendly people. Antigo is home to over 20 parks, over 250 acres of recreational space and the beautiful Springbrook Trail, which winds through 4 parks and is just over 2 miles in length. If you enjoy a small community feel, with endless adventures, then Antigo is the city for you!