Job ID: 118952
Category: Psychiatry
Discipline: Nurse Practitioner
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Iowa

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MedAdventures is looking for an Psychiatry NP/PA to join our partner's full-time team in Northern Central Iowa.

This is a DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY for a New Behavioral Health Center!

Key Responsibilities for the Psychiatry NP/PA:
  • Performs all duties under the direction and supervision of physician(s) of the department and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Elicits medical history and conducts physical exam on patients to provide health assessment and screen for abnormal conditions.
  • Assesses, diagnoses, and treats medical and surgical problems in accordance with department protocols and records the same for review by the supervising physician(s).

Key Requirements for the Psychiatry NP/PA:
  • NP preferred over PA
  • New grads welcome – experience preferred
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, assessment of patient condition, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and standard treatment protocols at a level normally acquired through completion of an accredited physician assistant.
  • Current state license
  • National certification or eligible to sit for next exam. .
  • Approximately one to two years work experience in order to become technically proficient in reviewing patient data to evaluate current condition and to gain familiarity with Clinic and hospital environment and Clinic policies and procedures.

Compensation and Schedule:
  • Compensation Package:
  • Starting at 100k salary, plus call pay and production bonus structure. Total comp potential = $147k
  • Commencement bonus + relocation + CME

Schedule:
  • Monday – Thursday + Friday 8:00-9:30 staffing then off 10am. Can use time to catch up on documentation.
  • Call 1:3- require physician to be back-up for all APP call.
  • Average Patient Volumes: 10-15 patients per day
  • Patient Ages: 12 beds for child and 22 for adults
  • Inpatient/outpatient mix- Inpatient 8a-930a then at 10am they begin seeing outpatient. Sometimes this is done from their office for the offsite visits. Some travel required for outreach sites

What makes this location a great place to live?
  • Of all the places to live and work, North Iowa is a great choice. Here, there's a little bit of everything you could want in a community and a home.
  • Rich in history and heavy on charm, North Iowa epitomizes Midwest living. The city is located in North Central Iowa, only a few miles from beautiful Clear Lake. They have breweries, one-of-a-kind shops, eateries, and a Yacht club. Here, you get a small-town feel, within a bigger city – all blended with rich history and stunning architecture.
  • The community is the hometown of Meredith Willson, composer of “The Music Man”. Plus, the area is legendary as it was the final site of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson’s concert.
  • We are also home to Prairie School Architecture with several buildings in the community designed by Frank Lloyd Wright including the only remaining hotel in the world designed by Wright.
  • The city is the largest urban center in North Iowa and is located North of Des Moines, Iowa and South of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • The school district is in the top 15% in the United States in academic student achievement tests.
  • A few of the honors bestowed to the community include:
  • In 2014, named as “Great Place for Business Travelers” by USA Today
  • “Best New Midwest Place to Play, Eat and Stay” in 2011 by Midwest Living.
  • CNN named the community “An Architectural Hotbed.”

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