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As an Advanced Practice Provider, you'll play an integral role in our outpatient ambulatory Geriatric Clinical Care Teams (GCCT) and skilled nursing facility specialty care team, supporting the Memory Care Program by providing high-quality, cost-effective care to patients. 
 
Come work for the only memory clinic that treats and diagnoses dementia patients within 75 miles of Dane County. This is a unique opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to provide direct and indirect care to older adult patients and their families and dedicate the medical practice to specialty care with diagnosing and treating older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease. 
 
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner to:
  • Provide comprehensive memory and specialty care to geriatric patients in an outpatient setting at University Station Clinic and East Clinic. 
  • Specialize memory care and cognitive issues, dementia, complex social and caregiver situations, select mood disorders, behavioral and psychological issues related to dementia, functional decline, and polypharmacy of those within the target patient population of 65 years and up.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with multiple symptoms. 
  • Works with administrative, nursing, physician, and university faculty to assure quality patient care and to promote education and research. 
  • Participates in the evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of care and learning opportunities for nursing, medical students, and residents. 

Education:
Minimum –
Nurse Practitioner: Masters or Doctorate Degree from accredited Nursing Program. If Masters degree, must have a minimum of 5 years of NP experience.

Work Experience:

  • Preferred - One year of previous experience working with primary care for the geriatric population.
  • One year of previous Registered Nursing experience working with the geriatric population. 
  • Knowledge and experience with Alzheimer’s Disease, cognitive care, or dementia/memory care for the geriatric population is preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum -
Nurse Practitioner: Active RN and APNP license in State of Wisconsin AND active board certification as a NP. These include the following: Adult/Gerontology Acute Care; Adult/Gerontology Primary Care; or Gerontology.

 

All Nurse Practitioner applicants must have: Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire. CPR certification and advanced life support certifications if relevant to practice area (ACLS, PALS, NRP).

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
Physical Requirements:
Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Work Schedule:
100% FTE, 5 days/week: Monday – Friday. No holidays or call requirements.

UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.


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