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Family Nurse Practitioner
 
Iowa Primary Care Association - MINK
 
Peoples Community Health Center-Clarksville, Butler County
118 South Main Street
Clarksville, IA 50619
 
Job ID: 355472
Accepts J1s: No
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Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner – People’s Clinic Butler County
 

Peoples Community Health Clinic, Inc., (PCHC) is seeking a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner for the Peoples Clinic Butler County site located in Clarksville, Iowa.   This for 32 hour/week position will provide Primary Care services to diverse patient population.

Peoples Community Health Clinic, Inc. is a federally funded community health center that provides quality primary health and dental care to anyone, regardless of age, race, nationality, employment, health insurance, income, or location of residence.  In 2013 care was provided to over 15,100 active patients in the Cedar Valley area of Iowa.

PCHC was first organized as a free, walk-in clinic in 1976. In 1978 the clinic received an urban health initiative grant. The project grew from two part-time physicians and one nurse, housed on the fifth floor of a renovated convent, to a mid-sized community health center. Currently Peoples Clinic is a 34,000 square foot facility located at 905 Franklin Street in Waterloo and includes the main clinic, the urgent care clinic and an 8 chair dental clinic. It's been at this current location since 1999. Its satellite clinic is the Butler County location in Clarksville, Iowa. The main clinic has a total of 44 exam rooms, on site x-ray, lab and pharmacy services, full-time interpretive services, homeless outreach and social work/behavioral health services.  PCHC has been awarded the highest level of recognition, Level III, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for Patient Centered Medical Home Program.

Peoples Clinic Butler County (PCBC) is a satellite clinic which began seeing patients in January 2008. PCBC is a primary care clinic located in Butler County. Both medical and dental services are offered at this site.

Clinic hours at the Butler Clinic location are Monday and Tuesday 8:00  to 5:00 pm, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 am to 7:30 pm, and Friday 8:00 am to noon.  No on-call or hospital duties.

The Family Nurse Practitioner will:

Disseminate cases acceptable for independent management from those requiring consultation/referral to supervising physicians or to other resources in the clinic or community.

Perform routine health maintenance services.

Provide education and support to families and patients.

Coordinate patient care according to the centered Medical Home model.

Maintains accurate electronic medical record to support clinical documentation requirements.

Peoples has 3 Family Practice, 3 Internal Medicine, 4 Pediatricians, 7 FP Nurse Practitioners, 3 Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, 1 Physician  Assistant, 3 LPN's in Urgent Care, 1 Physician Assistant staff. There are also 4 General Dentists and 2 Dental Hygienists.

Peoples Clinic Butler County has 3 RN’s/LPN’s and 2 front desk staff to help with scheduling and follow up.

English preferred with Spanish, Bosnian, or Burmese speaking skills a plus. Competitive salary. Prefer contract duration of one year. Relocation allowance is available.

The salary is commensurate with education and experience. Vacation benefit is 4 weeks. Other offered benefits are health and dental insurance, FTCA malpractice insurance, 401K plan, vacation and sick time, and STD/LTD, CME allowance.

The clinic is located in Black Hawk County which is designated as a health professional shortage area which allows the candidate the opportunity to apply for federal or state loan repayment grants.

Community, Facility and Organization

Facility and Community Information

Clarksville, Iowa is a progressive Northeast Iowa community located approximately 30 miles northwest of Waterloo/Cedar Falls. Our residents enjoy a small town quality of life, while being only minutes away from all the amenities of the larger cities of Waterloo/Cedar Falls.

Clarksville Community Schools features K-12 on one campus with a modern single story facility.  Clarksville residents are proud of their local school, and have supported it through the years by funding projects to allow the facilities to be expanded and improved, which provides the children with the best education possible.  Area colleges and universities located within 30 minutes are 2 four year colleges and 3 community colleges.

Recreation activities such as golf, swimming, sports, and parks are enjoyed by the residents of Clarksville as are modestly priced family homes.

Our residents enjoy a small town quality of life, while being only minutes away from all the amenities of the larger cities.

Please learn more about Clarksville at www.Clarksvilleiowa.com

People's Clinic is located in one of Iowa's larger metropolitan areas with over 130,000 residents. Located 60 minutes from the University of Iowa Clinics and Hospitals, 2 hours from Rochester Minnesota and Mayo Hospital, 2 hours from Des Moines and 4 hours from Chicago.

Waterloo and Cedar Falls are continuous cities located on the banks of the Cedar River in Northeast Iowa and make up the Cedar Valley. Waterloo has a diverse population. Its major industries, including John Deere and Tyson foods, are agriculturally related. Cedar Falls, the "twin city," is home to the University of Northern Iowa.

The two cities offer a variety of high-quality attractions, museums, visual and performing arts; festivals, and events; and many different shopping and dining options.

The University of Northern Iowa has an active performing arts center and symphony hall. The University also boasts a domed athletic complex for Division I and II collegiate sports.

The area supports two community theatres, a renowned regional museum, and an arts and recreation facility.

Parks, tennis, golf, minor league hockey, baseball, and fishing, hiking and camping are available recreational pursuits. The areas have developed an extensive network of bike trails and”chain of lakes” offering extensive water recreational opportunities.

The diversity of the population is reflected in the number of religious facilities. Most Christian faiths are represented. Waterloo also has a synagogue and a mosque.

The University of Northern Iowa is located in Cedar Falls. Hawkeye Community College and an extension branch of Upper Iowa University are also located in Waterloo. Wartburg College is located in Waverly. Within the metropolitan area are public and private primary and secondary schools that are rated among the best in the state.

Already famous for being one of the State's foremost historic towns, Waterloo is introducing a number of redevelopment projects. Major among them is the River Renaissance development that will add a river walk, amphitheater, and art mall to its cultural attractions. Another new feature is Tech Works, which will host an agricultural tourism exhibition center, manufacturing mall, technology center, and a bio-product merchandise mart. These two new facilities will anchor an already thriving downtown that offers a variety of dining opportunities along with unique retail shopping.

The largest employers in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls: John Deere, Covenant Medical Center, Tyson Fresh Meats, the University of Northern Iowa, Allen Hospital, Waterloo Community Schools.

Covenant Medical Center and Allen Memorial are two hospitals located in Waterloo. Covenant Medical Center is a 366-bed, full-service, multi-specialty hospital providing acute, sub-acute and outpatient health care. A full complement of facilities and services are available to support the community's health care needs. Allen Memorial Hospital is a 200+ bed hospital.

For more information go to www.waterloocvb.org.


 

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