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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Nurse Practitioner in Cherokee, Iowa

Nurse Practitioner

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Nurse Practitioner

Salary

$76,336.00 - $117,020.80 Annually

Location

Cherokee - 51012 - Cherokee County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

406 Dept of Human Services - Civil Commitment Unit (Cherokee)

Job Number

21-03325

Closing

7/28/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Cory Turner - cturner@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) operates a treatment facility for individuals who have been civilly committed as sexually violent predators. The Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders (CCUSO) provides state-of-the-art treatment to patients in order to lower their risk of re-offending and to release them from confinement as quickly and safely as possible. CCUSO’s mission is to provide intensive treatment for persons involuntarily committed as sexual offenders who are deemed likely to re-offend. There is a full range of diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitative services focused on addressing the conditions affecting a patient’s likelihood of re-offending.

CCUSO, located in Cherokee, IA, on the campus of the Cherokee Mental Health Institute (CMHI) is currently seeking candidates interested in providing medical/psychiatric services to civilly committed patients in a residential, clinic-type setting, all within a flexible working environment.

The Nurse Practitioner will treat their assigned patients in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team. General duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conducts ongoing assessment including health and developmental history, psychosocial history, physical examination, and diagnostic testing.

  • Assesses, diagnoses, and treats medical and psychiatric problems.

  • Initiates medical or nursing orders; interprets nursing and clinical assessments; implements advancements in patient care.

  • Reviews, evaluates, and documents patient response to care.

  • Completes daily unit/patient rounds.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, and other clinical staff who are involved in the patient’s direct care.

  • Works as a member of an multi-disciplinary team to develop and carry out an individualized plan of care.

  • Completes progress notes according to the level of care the patient is receiving and as per facility guidelines. This includes medication adjustments/changes, changes in diagnosis, mental status, medical/psychiatric issues, and progress towards goals set forth in the plan of care.

  • Performs clinical duties such as admission rotations, on-call, committee assignments, in-service training, supervision or consultation with other disciplines, staff development, quality assurance, and other duties as assigned.

This position offers a salary range from $72,504.00 to $115,752.00 (depending on qualifications) along with additional compensation for on-call duties. This position shall provide a minimum of forty (40) hours of service per week, in addition to on-call service requirements as determined by the facility. A generous benefit package is also included. Housing is also available on-campus.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Nursing and certification as a clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife, nurse practitioner or registered nurse anesthetist;

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graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with satisfactory completion of a formal advanced practice educational program of study in a nurse practitioner program and appropriate clinical experience as approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/NursePractitioner-02027.pdf)

Additional Qualification Requirements

Licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and registered as an ARNP by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON). For additional information review the IBON Iowa Administrative Rules at 655--7.2(152).

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    Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Nursing? IF YES - Do you have a certification as a clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife, nurse practitioner or registered nurse anesthetist?

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    Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with satisfactory completion of a formal advanced practice educational program of study in a nurse practitioner program and appropriate clinical experience as approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing?

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    Do you have Licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and registered as an ARNP by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON). For additional information review the IBON Iowa Administrative Rules at 655--7.2(152). IF YES: Have you included your license number and expiration date with your application

  • No I do not have Licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and registered as an ARNP by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON). For additional information review the IBON Iowa Administrative Rules at 655--7.2(152

  • I am a license Advanced Registered Nurse Practiciation with the Iowa Board of Nursing and have included my license number with the application

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

406 Dept of Human Services - Civil Commitment Unit (Cherokee)

Address

1251 W Cedar LoopCherokee, Iowa, 51012

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/mental/in-patient/ccuso

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