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Nurse Practitioner - MDFMR Geriatric Medicine Program

at MaineGeneral Health in Waterville, Maine, United States

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Job Summary:

Job Description:

At the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Geriatric Medicine Program you will find a close-knit community of providers who are passionate about and committed to advancing best practice in the care of older adults across the continuum of care. Our group is comprised of two Nurse Practitioners and five Geriatricians who, in collaboration with a robust interprofessional team, provide care to older adults in a variety of settings which include an outpatient primary care hospital setting.

We have an opening for a certified and Maine-licensed Nurse Practitioner with excellent clinical skills, a passion for teaching and leadership development, and enthusiasm for interdisciplinary team-based care to join our team primarily working in the hospital setting. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable about the unique care needs of older adults, including delirium prevention and management, polypharmacy, fall prevention, and supporting safe transitions across care settings. Also, given the unique role of our comprehensive and integrated program in optimizing and disseminating best practices to care for older adults across the health system, flexibility and willingness to adapt care models is important.

Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of underrepresented groups are encouraged. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

For more information about this position, please contact Amy Perkins at (207) 626-1890. To apply, submit CV to Amy Perkins at amy.perkins@mainegeneral.org

State of Maine Covid-19 Vaccination MandateAs a licensed health care facility in the state of Maine, MaineGeneral Health must comply with the State’s vaccination mandate for all health care employees. All MaineGeneral Health employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless the employee receives a medical exemption. The goal of this mandate is to protect our patients, employees and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

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Job Posting: JC188698826

Posted On: Jul 28, 2021

Updated On: Sep 02, 2021