Faculty Physician - Geriatrics
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FACULTY PHYSICIAN, GERIATRICS
HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
*Full Time* Hackensack, New Jersey
The Department of Internal Medicine at Hackensack University Medical Center is seeking a Junior Faculty Physician, Geriatrics, to join the division.
This role will involve clinical activity and academic teaching and training across several of the clinical programs, tailored to the interest and skills of the physician as well as the needs of the Division, in a manner that contributes to the successful mission of the Division, Department of Medicine as well as Hackensack University Medical Center, the Hackensack Meridian Health System, and the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall.
The Department of Internal Medicine at HackensackUMC has been led by Dr. Laurie Jacobs, who also serves as the Chair for the Department of Internal Medicine at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall.
The Division of Geriatrics has extremely high visibility and activity at the HackensackUMC campus which has been enhanced by the arrival of several prominent geriatricians – Dr. Jacobs, Chair of Medicine, Dr. Hannah Lipman, Director of Bioethics and the appointment of Manisha Parulekar as Division Chief.
The Geriatrics Clinical Programs include The Center for Senior Living, Acute Care Geriatrics Services, Hospice Services, Home Care, Subacute Service, and in 2019 – The Dementia Center.
The Geriatrics Training and Educational Programs include Geriatrics Fellowship Program, Residency Education in Geriatrics and Medical and other students in Geriatrics.
The requirements for the successful candidate:
- Graduation from an approved medical school, residency training in either internal medicine or family medicine, and ability to obtain professional licensure in the State of New Jersey.
- Board Certification in Internal Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine
- Academic accomplishments that would merit appointment in the School of Medicine.
- Excellent clinical skills.
- Excellent teaching skills.
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