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Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Ref No.: 18-12013
Location: Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 10/15/2018
Position Description The Contractor is responsible for working Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, 40 hours per week. This position does not require the Contractor to work weekends, holidays, overtime or on call status. Mt. Pleasant Correction Facility is located in Henry County Iowa. It is an all-male minimum secured facility. Medical clinic is housed within the facility. Approximately 1,000 to 1,080 adult males are housed in a medium security unit that has programs geared towards preparation of incarcerated individuals for return to the community. We provide programming, job skills, education and reentry services. The Contractor shall provide the following services in accordance with the defined performance expectations as set forth below: 5.1.1 Examines/evaluates persons to diagnose medical or psychiatric condition and determine status for admission or discharge. 5.1.2 Develops medical or psychiatric treatment plans for institutional patients and assumes responsibility for plan execution. 5.1.3 Participates in a team approach to medical or psychiatric treatment and provides leadership to team members. 5.1.4 Conducts individual medical or psychiatric examinations/evaluations, directs group therapy sessions, prescribes medications and determines when patient referral is necessary. 5.1.5 Consults with other physicians and gives advice on medical or psychiatric treatment. 5.1.6 Teaches and provides direction to medical school graduates in a medical or psychiatric internship program. 5.1.7 Provides instruction to staff on a variety of medical or psychiatric issues and concerns. 5.1.8 Completes necessary medical records/reports to document treatment provided to patients.
Skills Required • Knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine or psychiatry. • Knowledge of medical or psychiatric conditions and disorders. • Knowledge of medical or psychiatric treatment methods, techniques, theories, applications and procedures. • Ability to diagnose medical or psychiatric conditions and disorders and develop treatment plans. • Ability to execute treatment plans through other professionals and adjust plans when necessary. • Ability to lead and train physicians and other professionals in the areas of diagnosis, treatment and evaluations. • Ability to relate to patients in a manner conducive to bringing about improved physical or mental health. • Displays high standards of ethical conduct. • Exhibits honesty and integrity. • Refrains from theft-related, dishonest or unethical behavior. • Works and communicates with internal and external clients and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner. • Committed to quality service. • Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. • Works with minimal supervision. • Demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail.
Skills Preferred
Experience Required At least 3-5 years of related ARNP experience required.
Experience Preferred
Education Required Licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and registered as an ARNP by the Iowa Board of Nursing
Education Preferred
Additional Information Duration of assignment can be long term based on workload and performance