Quick Care - Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner 60 -100%

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The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics is seeking 60-100% (36-40 hours a week) Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP) to perform direct patient care, including diagnostic and therapeutic services.  The ARNP will exercise autonomy in medical decision making and services provided.  The ARNP will also assist in educating healthcare students, as they rotate through the respective departments and divisions and will assist in research endeavors as appropriate. This position reports to the Medical Director within the UI Community Clinics and Lead APP within UI Community Clinics.This position will support our Quick Care Clinics.

 

#ARNP #NP #QuickCare 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical care and management for patients, exercising autonomy in medical decision-making and services provided for the Quick Care Clinics. 
  • Function independently to plan, deliver, and evaluate health care for populations with urgent care needs. 
  • Assess, diagnose and treat medical or surgical problems, as well as, perform therapeutic procedures such as suturing and care of wounds, removal of foreign bodies, ear and eye irrigation. 
  • Assist in arranging for continued care such as but not limited to:  transfer to Emergency Treatment Center or follow up with primary care provider or specialty consultations as needed.

WE CARE Values:

  • Welcoming - We strive for an environment where everyone has a voice that is heard, that promotes the dignity of our patients, trainees, and employees, and allows all to thrive in their health, work, research, and education.
  • Excellence - We aim to achieve and deliver our personal and collective best in the pursuit of quality and accessible healthcare, education, and research.
  • Collaboration - We encourage collaboration with healthcare systems, providers, and communities across Iowa and the region, as well as within our UI community. We believe teamwork - guided by compassion - is the best way to work.
  • Accountability - We behave ethically, act with fairness and integrity, take responsibility for our own actions, and respond when errors in behavior or judgment occur.
  • Respect - We are committed to ensuring that UI Health Care is an inclusive environment where individuals from the full spectrum of diversity – which includes identity, backgrounds, cultures, ability and perspective –feel safe, seen, and valued.
  • Equity - We dedicate ourselves to equity and fairness in research, health care, education and health.
 

Department Summary:

Urgent/Quick Care Clinics are located within the Iowa City corridor and act as walk-in clinics that treat a variety of illnesses. They are open Sunday through Saturday daytime and evening hours and see patients of all ages.

The University is located along the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City, a city of some 77,000 people (170,000+ in the metro area) regularly ranked as one of the nation’s best places to live. Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away.

 

Pay Grade: 93
Benefits Highlights:
  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
  • For more information about Why Iowa? click here
 

Percent of Time: 60 - 100%

 

Schedule: Work hours will be accomplished between 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday - Friday & weekend hours will be accomplished between 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Locations: Coralville and Iowa City

 

Position Qualifications

 
Education Required:

ARNP: Master's degree is required. A Master's degree in Nursing is preferred.  If Master's degree is in a related field, a Baccalaureate degree in nursing is required.

 
Certifications:
  • Current license to practice in Iowa is required. Current certification in specialty area and licensure as an ARNP in the state of Iowa is required.
  • FNP Certification. 
Experience Requirements:
  • Demonstrated experience in area of clinical practice
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage acutely ill patient population (of all ages) within a highly functioning unit/department.
  • Proved capacity to function with a high degree of autonomy while actively collaborating within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the University Driving Policy Standards.  

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous ARNP and/or Staff Nurse expereince with acute patient care within Emergency Department, Urgent Care and/or Walk-in Clinic area(s)
  • Some knowledge of University policies and procedures.

 

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume, plain text cover letter, and 3 references that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

 

For questions or additional information, please contact Jennifer Allen at: Jennifer-L-Allen@uiowa.edu. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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