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Nurse Practitioner – Outpatient Geriatrics Primary Care

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NP/PA/Midwives
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As an Advanced Practice Provider, you'll play an integral role in our outpatient Geriatric Clinical Care Teams by providing high-quality, cost-effective care to patients.

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner to:
  • Provide comprehensive primary care and annual wellness visits to both well and ill geriatric patients in an outpatient setting at East Clinic (primary clinic) and at U-Station (secondary or backup clinic). 
  • Focus on areas of primary care, delirium, dementia, questionable capacity to make medical decisions, complex social and caregiver situations, select mood disorders, and polypharmacy.
  • Perform geriatric care routine visits according to Medicare requirements and acute visits.
  • Provide care coordination, collaboration and communication with: primary care physisican, patient, families and nursing home staff and other health care professionals.
Education:
Minimum –
Nurse Practitioner: Master’s or Doctorate’s degree from accredited Nursing Program.

Work Experience:
Preferred - One year of previous experience working with primary care for the geriatric population.

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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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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