Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
SCHEDULE FTE: .825 9a-7p 2 nights one week and three the following week which will include a Friday and one weekend a month as well as a rotation of holidays. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS Plans and directs care in the clinic and nursing home setting independently and in collaboration with Physicians and other health care professionals, providing primary health care to individuals and families that emphasize health promotion and disease intervention. This includes, but is not limited to, comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies, and performing procedures within the scope of expertise and organizational protocols.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education, Experience, and Training
Iowa Board of Nursing Certification as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the Specialty of Certified Nurse Practitioner required.
Must possess current Iowa Registered Nurse License.
Must possess a current DEA registration and State of Iowa Controlled Substances Act registration.
Must possess Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree plus three years of directly related clinical experience.
Must possess Master’s Degree if practicing in an outreach clinic or off-site satellite location.
Previous experience as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in a clinical and/or nursing home setting preferred.
Must possess the ability to function independently under general guidance of the supervising Physician and the policies and procedures of the institution.
Must possess and demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Must maintain emotional stability in emergency situations.
Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.
Must possess valid certifications as determined by hospital privilege delineation.
Must possess valid Mandatory Reporter training for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse.
Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.
Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.
Standing – Approximately 50% of shift.
Walking – Approximately 25% of shift.
Lifting – Approximately 25 pounds.
Twisting – Infrequent.
Bending – Infrequent.
Squat/Kneel – Not a requirement.
Internal Number: 1371
About Waverly Health Center
For more than 110 years, patients have looked to Waverly Health Center (WHC) for their health care needs and have found a hospital filled with compassionate, trustworthy caregivers. The health center is a 25-bed community hospital that provides inpatient care, obstetrics, surgery, outpatient services, primary care and specialty clinics, and emergency room care to people living in and around Bremer, Butler, Chickasaw and Black Hawk Counties.
Located in the southwest corner of Waverly, Iowa, the health center’s mission is to provide high quality, patient-centered health care. Each employee serves as a caregiver and strives to embody the organizational values of compassion, enthusiasm, excellence, innovation, integrity and leadership.
Quality care is a cornerstone of WHC as evidenced by its attainment of both Planetree Designation for patient-centered care and Magnet Recognition for nursing quality. The health center’s commitment to consistently providing high quality, patient-centered health care is clearly supported through its high patient satisfaction scores. WHC is 1 of only 251 out of more than 3,000 hospitals in the U.S. to attain a 5-star ranking from the Center’s for Medicare and Medicaid for inpatient satisfaction.