Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
4 Year Degree
University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care.
The UVM Medical Center is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont, serving all of Vermont and the northern New York region. We are located in Burlington, Vermont, a small vibrant city situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Champlain.
This is a 32 hours a week position. Please note this position does have call and some weekends will be required.
The Palliative Nurse Practitioner provides expertise in a consultative role to patients and families with advanced disease requiring palliative services. Works in collaboration with a team of palliative care physicians and nurse practitioners. Collaborates with attending physicians, specialists and non-physician providers as applicable for the purpose of coordination of care to effectively meet the medical, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient. This enables patients to live life as fully and comfortably as possible in an atmosphere where patients and families are able to share their thoughts, hopes and concerns.
As an academic medical center dedicated to being in service to the patient, community and medicine, The University of Vermont Medical Center (www.UVMhealth.org/MedCenter) seeks to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. The University of Vermont Medical Center also serves as a regional referral center – providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York.
For more information about University of Vermont Medical Center, find us online at http://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter or on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blog sites.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.
Registered nurse who has successfully completed formal education program approved by the Vermont Board of Nursing, or state or national accrediting agency which prepares nurses to function in advanced nursing practice. Must also be certified by national certifying agency recognized by the Vermont State Board of Nursing.
Family NP is preferred. Palliative Care Board certified or eligible preferred. Eligibility or certification must be obtained within one year.
Internal Number: 19
About The University of Vermont Medical Center
The University of Vermont (UVM) Medical Center is a 562-bed academic medical center and level 1 trauma center located in Burlington, Vermont, serving a population of one million in Vermont and upstate New York, as well as supporting a number of specialty clinics throughout the region.