Assistant/Associate Professor

Location
Fort Worth, TX
Posted
Jun 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
5064

Job Title
Assistant/Associate Professor

Department
Geriatrics - 300702

Quick Link
www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=59700

Shift
Day

Department Overview
UNTHealth has a mission to serve the people of Texas, advance the health of communities and support the mission of UNT Health Science Center.

* Through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare services to a diverse population.
* By advancing medical knowledge with participation in research.
* By actively participating in the education of current and future healthcare providers.
* Through collaboration with communities to improve access of healthcare for all people.

The vision of UNTHealth is: "To be the healthcare provider of choice"

Position Details
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.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
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.

Preferred Qualifications
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.

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-Time

Application Types Accepted
Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?
No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?
No

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?
Yes

Security Sensitive?
Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?
Yes

Require a certification?
Yes

If required, please list all certifications required for this position.
Board certification


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Official Job Title
Assistant Professor

Job Open Date
01-02-2017

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Job Category
Faculty

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