Advanced Practice Provider: Palliative Care

Position highlights

UW Health Northern Illinois seeks an Advance Practice Provider (APRN or PA-C) to join the Palliative Care team at UW Health Northern Illinois Hospital in Rockford, IL. Our philosophy is to provide compassionate, supportive, comprehensive care for our community.

Palliative Care Advanced Practice Provider needed to expand busy clinic-based program with a BC palliative care physician. Experience and certification in palliative care preferred but will consider training select candidates. Award-winning UW Health Northern Illinois Hospital is a 330-bed Top Ten Hospital serving 12 counties in northern IL and southern WI.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited PA program or completion of a master’s level advanced practice nurse program. 
  • Active APRN/PA license in the State of IL and Active DEA license or ability to apply for such a license prior to or upon hire.

As a UW Health Northern Illinois Advanced Practice Provider, you will join our team of 111 APPs who enjoy the following support and benefits:

  • Transformation Nursing Leadership with Magnet® Recognition, Shared Governance and Professional Practice Models, and Full Practice Authority Committee
  • Professional Nurse Internship and Ambulatory Nurse Residency Programs
  • Highly-competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive family-friendly benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, onsite childcare and sick childcare, generous vacation, and retirement program.

About the Greater Rockford area

Rockford and northern Illinois offer world-class attractions, outstanding recreation opportunities and beautiful parks — all at a cost of living significantly below those of most metropolitan areas. And for a quick visit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison are each just 90 minutes away or less. The Greater Rockford area offers superb cultural, recreational and outdoor amenities along with an eclectic arts community of theater, symphony, museums and dance. With an award-winning park district, Rockford also offers unrivaled outdoor recreation, markets and ethnic festivals plus Golf Digest-ranked golf courses, endless bike trails and extensive indoor and outdoor sports centers. In addition, we have excellent private, parochial and public school options including the renaissance Gifted Academy with graduates ranked in the top 5% nationally.

Contact information

For more information on how you can advance your career with UW Health Northern Illinois, or to submit your CV and cover letter for consideration, please contact Abbe Castrogiovanni or call (779) 696-7193.