Primary Care Advanced Practitioner Job Opening
Primary Care Advanced Practitioner
Clarke County Hospital• Osceola, Iowa
Excellent opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a team of physicians and Advanced Practitioners in a Rural Health Clinic located in Osceola, IA (45 miles south of Des Moines, IA).
Great competitive compensation & benefits package with supportive team environment.
- Work independently within established protocols and policies exercising initiative and sound judgment in direct patient care
- Document and review patient medical history, perform patient examination and assess current status and conditions
- Determine proper diagnosis plans treatment and educational programs, including prescribing medication within licensed parameters
- Detect changes in a patient's health and change treatment plans as necessary. Administer medicines and treatments.
- Evaluate responses to treatments and medications.
- Consult with healthcare professionals.
- Train patients and families on managing illnesses or injuries and disease prevention.
- Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans.
- Order, administer and analyze diagnostic tests.
- Diagnose health issues.
- Provide back up support to hospitalists.
- Seek consultation and initiate referrals as necessary
- Grade 39
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
A Master's Degree in Nursing and the required state license are necessary. A minimum of two years' experience in providing primary care.
- MSN- Masters of science in nursing/Physician Assistant degree
- Graduation from an accredited NP program (FNP)/ Physician's Assistant accredited program
- Active licensure in Iowa
- National certification from either AANP (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners) or ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) / NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants)
- Experienced Family Nurse Practitioner/PA in a primary care setting is highly desired
- DEA and CPR must be current
- APN authorization in the state of Iowa to practice in Family Health by the Board of Nurse Examiners.
- Must be proficient with medical instruments and equipment required by the work.
- Knowledge of computer-based data management programs and information systems, as well as medical records and point-of-interview technology.
- Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with retail and medical partners at various levels, patients, family members, physicians and representatives of the community.
- Sound understanding of all federal and state regulations including HIPAA.
- Experience providing primary care as a family nurse practitioner.
- Health & Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Paid professional licensure &
- CME Reimbursement and CME Days Off