Geriatrics - 300702
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The University of North Texas Health Science Center's Center for Geriatrics, within the Institute for Healthy Aging is seeking a qualified Palliative Medicine Nurse Practitioner.
The Center for Geriatrics has the goal of strengthening Geriatric education and training programs and empowering seniors to help them stay healthy enough to lead the best quality of life possible through direct patient care.
This position includes, but is not limited to:
* Teaching of medical students, residents and Geriatric fellows.
* Clinical geriatrics care involving the continuum care.
* Opportunities for clinical research in Alzheimer's disease and End-of-Life Care.
* Credentialing assistance, paid liability insurance, CME and vacation package.
* Opportunity to work with local hospitals, nursing and hospice facilities.
* Pay based on MGMA standards and commensurate with experience.
* Health and retirement benefits as a full-time state employee.
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The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:
* Must have formal Geriatrics care training.
* Board certification in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine is required.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
* Experience in dementia evaluation and geriatric education.
* Possess excellent communication, clinical, and leadership skills.
* Bilingual Spanish/English or other foreign language.
* Academic experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.
Commensurate with experience
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