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Advanced Reg Nurse Prac at University of Iowa

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Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Job Description:

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives. ®

Our primary and specialty care is provided by experts from all medical specialties, attracting patients from around the world. We offer our care in convenient, comfortable settings, using the most advanced approaches and with the best outcomes as our goal.

Department Summary:

Urgent Care Clinic is located within the Iowa City corridor and acts as a walk-in clinic that treats a variety of illnesses and injuries. The Urgent Care Clinic has Radiology and Laboratory service on site. They are open Sunday through Saturday daytime and evening hours and see patients of all ages.

Position Summary:

The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics is seeking 50-100% time 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.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Provide medical care and management for patients, exercising autonomy in medical decision-making and services provided for the Urgent Care Clinic.
  • 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.
  • ICARE Values:
    • Innovation - We see creative ways to solve problems.
    • Collaboration - We believe teamwork is the best way to work.
    • Accountability - We behave ethically, act openly and with integrity in all that we do, taking responsibility for our actions.
    • Respect - We honor diversity and recognize the worth and dignity of every person.
    • Excellence - We strive to achieve excellence in all that we do.

Please attach a resume, plain text cover letter, and 3 references as part of the application process. 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:

Laura Dooley, HR Manager
Phone: 319-384-7086

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

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.

Current license to practice in Iowa is required. Current certification in specialty area and licensure in the state of Iowa is required.

Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of one year experience in an urgent care environment or acute care environment, Emergency Department/Trauma Center, or Family Medicine Clinic.
  • 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.

    Desirable Qualifications
  • 3-5 years' experience as an ARNP in urgent or acute care environment or Emergency Department/Trauma center desired.
  • Some knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • Current valid driver's license