UNIVERSITY OF IOWA ADVANCED REG NURSE PRAC in IOWA CITY, Iowa

ADVANCED REG NURSE PRACRequisition # 72987Position BasicsWorking TitleARNP: DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRYAdvertising Ends on:Wednesday, June 27th, 2018Advertising Started on:Wednesday, June 13th, 2018Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:PsychiatrySalarySalary:$95,000.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:93Job DetailsPercent 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:ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER - DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRYBASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITYPerform direct patient care including psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and medication management services with children and their families in the outpatient clinic as well as consultation to pediatric colleagues after assessment of medically ill children in the children's hospital and emergency room. Within the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)/Physician relationship, ARNP's exercise autonomy in medical decision-making and services provided. Assist in educating healthcare students, residents and fellows as they rotate through the respective departments and divisions. To assist in research endeavors as appropriate.CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssures clinical competency and expertise in area of own specialization. Follows universal precautions.Aids in evaluation of psychiatric outpatients, including changes in course of illness and response to treatment.Provides emergency evaluations for child and adolescent patients. Provides assessment and treatment recommendations as part of consultations on medically ill children to pediatric practitioners in the children's hospitalAssists in evaluation of medication side effects.Provides anticipatory guidance and counseling to patients/families.Collaborates with nursing staff/nursing administration to monitor and evaluate the quality of patient care.Documents patient assessment and plan of care in the medical record and generates appropriate health reports for outgoing correspondence.Promotes health maintenance that spans the continuum of health from outpatient to inpatient settings and back to the home care arena.Serves in a consultative and resource capacity to other divisions, the department, and the community as needed.Participates in the development, utilization and evaluation of resources to meet patient/family educational needs.Provides education to external agencies, community, and other health professionals.Participates in development and implementation of divisional and departmental quality assessment/improvement/research programs and processes.Assumes responsibility for administrative activities and special projects as delegated by the Medical Director.Education Required: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.Experience Required:Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.Clinical experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is required.Certifications:Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required.Current certification in specialty area and licensure as ARNP in state of Iowa is required.Desirable Qualifications:Knowledge of University of Iowa policies and procedures is desired.Online Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.References:References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.Number of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Informa