University of Iowa Health Care, Department of Otolaryngology, is seeking two Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners to function as an Advanced Practice Nurse and change agent incorporating the primary role of nurse practitioner and the supporting roles of consultant, educator, researcher and administrator to support quality care and positive patient outcomes.Duties to include:
Assure clinical competency and expertise in area of Otolaryngology.
Function independently and/or as a member of an interdisciplinary team to plan, deliver and evaluate health care for a defined patient population.
Collaborate with nursing staff/nursing administration to monitor and evaluate the quality of patient care.
Determine care requirements and develop programs for a specific patient population, with regard to patient condition and age, and follow universal precautions.
Assess, assist, diagnose and treat medical or surgical problems and record findings.
Perform medical diagnostic, therapeutic procedures, and prescribe, dispense or deliver medications when a collaborative practice agreement is in place.
Provide anticipatory guidance and counseling to patients/families.
Document patient assessment and plan of care in the medical record and generate appropriate health reports for outgoing correspondence.
Initiate and coordinate referrals to other health care team members or agencies.
Serve in a consultative resource capacity by providing expert knowledge and behavioral skills that impact clinical practice and patient outcomes.
Participate in the development, utilization and evaluation of resources to meet patient/family educational needs.
Perform or assist in and interpret the performance of laboratory and related studies.
Provide education to external agencies, community and other health professionals.
Generate research questions regarding health care for particular patient populations.
Participate in development and implementation of divisional and departmental quality assessment/improvement/research programs and processes.
Responsible for administrative activities and special projects as assigned.
Contribute toward the achievement of divisional and departmental goals.
Participate and contribute to activities that enhance clinical expertise and nursing knowledge.
Participate in professional nursing activities in the department, hospital, community and professional organizations.
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.
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. In 2018-19 seven of our adult care specialties were ranked among the nation's best, including otolaryngology (3rd), ophthalmology (7th), orthopedics (14th), cancer (18th), urology (34th), pulmonology (39th), and gynecology (50th).
Percent of Time: 100%
Salary: 96,000 - Commensurate
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
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A Master's Degree is required.Master's Degree in Nursing is preferred.If Master's is in a related field, a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is required.
Current license to practice nursing in Iowa required.
Current certification in specialty area and licensure as ARNP in State of Iowa.
Demonstrated experience in area of clinical practice is required.
Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume, 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.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
The department intends to hire for two positions from either Physician Assistant requisition 20001137 or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, requisition 20001133, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you wish to be considered or both.
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.
Internal Number: 20001133_1578687430
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.