Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our interdisciplinary Academic Geriatric team to provide support at our assisted living and nursing home facilities.

In this role you will provide primary healthcare to individuals and families and assess and manage the healthcare needs and problems within their specialty area, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention as well as the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness. You will function as part of the provider team to provide care to the department’s panel of patients.

Your involvement working within an interdisciplinary team is an important aspect of this position but also the ability for you to work autonomously. You will see patients in a variety of settings including clinic, assisted living, the skilled nursing unit and sometimes within their homes.

What Dartmouth-Hitchcock has to offer you:

  • Established patient base
  • Collegial environment and referrals
  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages including a $10K relocation stipend
  • Dedicated CME time and funds

What New England has to offer you:

  • Four seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
  • Access to major cities and airports
  • Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
  • Driving distance to the seacoast/ocean
  • Abundance of local lakes for boating and swimming

Prior advanced practice nurse experience required which should include primary care experience. Experience in geriatrics / palliative care is preferred but candidates with other comparable experience and a committed interest in geriatrics and palliative care will be considered. This position does require on-call commitments shared amongst the other team providers.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system serving patients across northern New England, providing the only Level I trauma center in NH as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and CHaD- the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.  As the home to the Dartmouth Institute and Geisel School of Medicine, opportunities for academic appointment and advancement are rich for motivated providers.

Lebanon and the neighboring town of Hanover, home to Dartmouth College, are located in the “Upper Valley” which straddles the pristine Connecticut River, a national heritage river, and includes 46 towns in western New Hampshire and eastern Vermont. This local region boasts excellent local schools, a myriad of cultural opportunities through Dartmouth College, as well as the Lebanon Opera House and Northern Stage in White River Junction, and an abundance of recreational opportunities. Amenities associated with urban areas in Boston MA, Burlington VT, and Montreal QC are all within a few hours drive.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited APRN program.
  • NCCPA certification or board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

  • Eligible for APRN licensure in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Eligible for Federal DEA Registration.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.