Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner - Hospital Medicine
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Medical Associates Clinic in Dubuque, Iowa is seeking a Nurse Practitioner in our Hospital Medicine department at Mercy Hospital.

In order for our opportunity to fit your work/life balance better, we are willing to offer a variety of schedule options. This position is a full-time day shift position. Candidates must be a licensed ARNP in Iowa.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct medical care in the hospital skilled unit under the direction of supervising physicians; including but not limited to: obtaining histories, physical exams, ordering and interpreting appropriate lab and x-ray studies, and consulting with physician on treatment plan. Provide patient education to promote wellness and support disease management process.
  • Assist with physician overflow patients from other hospital areas which may include medical, surgical and cardiac units.
  • Assist physicians with Emergency Room admissions as needed.
  • Complete all other assigned projects and duties.

Clinic and Community Overview:

Medical Associates Clinic, with over 170 providers, is the area’s leading healthcare provider and multispecialty group practice. The group has received multiple recognitions including MBMA’s “Better Performing Groups” and U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Health Plans.” 
 
Dubuque, Iowa: Located along the scenic wooded bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, Dubuque is a beautiful city with one of the finest school systems in the country. The City has won many national awards including Kiplinger’s “10 Great Places to Live,” Forbes “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” and Forbes “#1 Best Small City to Raise a Family.” A full list of the awards can be found on the City of Dubuque website at: http://cityofdubuque.org/73/Awards
 
The Dubuque area offers something for everyone: two of the best down-hill ski resorts in the Midwest, miles of hiking, biking and cross country skiing trails, a talented local symphony, the Smithsonian-affiliated National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, excellent community theatre, farmer’s market, boating, and extensive programs, sports and events for children.
 
With a population of 70,000 and a drawing base area of over 250,000, Dubuque is a city where the simple pleasures and modern conveniences of life are balanced. Dubuque is a little over a one hour drive from both Madison and Iowa City, and is only three hours from Chicago.