Geriatrician

UNM Section of Geriatric Medicine Seeking Chief of Geriatrics, Faculty, and Other Potential Leadership Roles

Location:
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Income Potential:
Call for Details
Signing Bonus:
No
Loan Forgiveness:
Yes
Job Number:
11026
Posted Date:
12/10/2018
Recruiter's Name:
Anna Zweig
Contact Number:
Organization:
Merritt Hawkins


 
Job Description & Requirements
Start Date:
1/1/2019
Job Type:
Permanent

Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premier academic search firm has partnered with the growing multidisciplinary Section of Geriatric Medicine at the University of New Mexico to seek new faculty and leaders.  The School of Medicine at UNM has made an institutional commitment to developing a Geriatric Center of Excellence to meet growing educational, patient, and research priorities.  Attributes of the role include:
  • The current section chief is interested in mentoring a replacement to take over as section chief in addition to potential clinical and research leadership roles within the geriatric program
  • Current departmental and divisional leadership is committed to mentoring aspiring faculty and leaders
  • Current section consists of family medicine and internal medicine trained geriatricians, neurologists, PharmDs, nurse practitioners, MAs, and other excellent staff with very low turnover
  • Option to focus exclusively on outpatient care or combine with nursing home visits and/or home health visits
  • Protected time available for teaching, research, and administrative duties
  • Established fellowship in place
  • Enjoy only two to three weeks per year of call, consisting of backup phone call only
  • Innovative research opportunities available in collaboration with other departments and divisions in addition to the UNM schools of Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, Engineering, Architecture, Arts, Exercise and Physiology, Speech, and more
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Ability to design your position to meet your career goals
 
In addition to enjoying a flexible, quality of life, academic position with a growing, well-supported geriatrics section, you will enjoy living in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.  This city of close to one million citizens offers:
  • 310 days of sunshine annually with mild climate year round
  • Big city amenities such as an international airport, major musical and cultural events, world-class dining, and major festivals without the traffic, high cost of living, and other inconveniences of many metropolitan areas
  • Beautiful views of the Sandia Mountains and very short drive to vacation spots such as Santa Fe, Red River, and Taos
  • Culturally diverse, inclusive community

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.




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