PA / ARNP Hospitalist

Posted on 10/11/17
Less than 5 years experience
Posted on 10/11/17

Job Details

Percent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:

Provide medical care and management on a high volume general Infectious Diseases inpatient consult service, exercising autonomy in medical decision making and services provided, under the supervision of staff physicians in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Function independently as a member of an interdisciplinary team to plan, deliver and evaluate health care in a consultative capacity.

Education Required:

Physician Assistant (PA):  Must comply with registration and licensure requirements as specified by the Iowa Board of Physician Assistant Examiners which include graduation from an accredited PA educational program and/or certification by the NCCPA.

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP):  A Master’s degree is required.  A Master’s degree in Nursing is preferred.  If a Master’s degree is in a related field, a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is required.

Experience Required:

Reasonable (1-3 years) experience in related areas of practice is required, or previous experience in specified hospital specialty area, or demonstrated knowledge of area of clinical practice.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff and students is required.


ARNP - Current certification in specialty area and licensure as ARNP in state of Iowa is required.

Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience providing overall medical care and provide medical management for patients in an inpatient setting is highly desirable.

Experience exercising autonomy in medical decision-making and services provided is highly desirable.

Experience managing length of stay, improve resource utilization and decrease costs to patients and the institution while providing personalized care is highly desirable.

Previous experience working with infectious diseases in an inpatient hospital setting is highly desirable.

Requisition # 71569

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