Geriatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Geriatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

University of Iowa | Iowa City, IA, 52246, US
Salary Range:$69,000 – $107,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Function as an Advanced Practice Nurse and change agent incorporating the primary role of nurse practitioner and the supporting roles of consultant, educator, researcher, and administrator to support quality care and positive patient outcomes. Provides care to patients in long-term care facilities, staffs Geriatric Trauma Consult Service, and sees patients in the Geriatric clinic.

Duties to include:

* Assure clinical competency and expertise in area of specialization
* Function independently and/or as a member of an interdisciplinary team to plan, deliver and evaluate health care for a defined patient population.
* Determine care requirements and develop programs for a specific patient population, with regard to patient condition and age, and follow universal precautions.
* Collaborate with nursing staff/nursing administration to monitor and evaluate the quality of patient care.
* Promote health maintenance that spans the continuum of health from outpatient to inpatient settings and back to the home care arena.
* Participate in the development, utilization, and evaluation of resources to meet patient/family educational needs.
* Document patient assessment and plan of care in the medical record and generate appropriate health reports for outgoing correspondence.
* Initiate and coordinate referrals to other health care team members or agencies.
* Provide anticipatory guidance and counseling to patients/families.
* Responsible for administrative activities and special projects as assigned.
* Contribute toward the achievement of divisional and departmental goals.
* Participate and contribute to activities that enhance clinical expertise and professional knowledge.
* Participate in professional activities in the department, hospital, community, and professional organizations.
* Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the public.

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

Percent of Time: 100%

Location: Family Medicine Clinic

Pay Grade: 93 (SEIU)

Required Qualifications:

* A Master's degree is required. A Master's degree in Nursing is preferred. If Master's degree is in a related field, a Baccalaureate degree in nursing is required.
* Current certification in specialty area and licensure as ARNP in state of Iowa is required.
* Previous experience in a primary care environment providing care to adults and geriatric patients
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Desirable Qualifications:

* Minimum of 1-year clinical experience after completion of ARNP (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner) training is highly desirable.
* 2+ years' experience in a primary care setting and/or experience in geriatrics care is preferred.
* Prefer Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) Certification
* Wound care experience is highly desirable
* Demonstrated proficiency with EPIC is highly desirable.

Application Process:

In order to be considered, applicants must attach a resume/CV and cover letter (under submission materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. This position is not eligible for university sponsorship for employment authorization.

For additional questions, please contact Sandy Plank at (

Additional Information

* Classification Title: Advanced Reg Nurse Prac
* Appointment Type: SEIU
* Schedule: Full-time


* Pay Level: 93
* Starting Salary Minimum: 96000

Contact Information

* Organization: Healthcare
* Contact Name: Sandy Plank
* Contact Email: