UnityPoint Health

  • Nurse Practitioner - Interventional Spine - Middleton Deming Way Clinic

    Requisition ID
    Hidden (25676)
    2275 Deming Way
    9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
    Interventional Spine-MDW
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    3 Days/week TBD
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Part Time Benefits
  • Overview

    POSITION TITLE: Advanced Practice Nurse/Clinical Specialist


    DEPARTMENT: Interventional Spine; Middleton Deming Way Clinic


    GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the general direction of the Interventional Spine Program Manager and works in collaboration with the Medical Director of the Interventional Spine Care Program in an active practice to deliver spine care consultation and health services to patients referred for care.





    TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/CLINICAL: Works collaboratively with the Interventional Spine Program Manager and Medical Director of Interventional Spine Services and other team members to ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the Providers' care to inpatients and outpatients in a manner that ensures compliance with agency and regulatory standards, quality patient care, and effective and efficient resources utilization. Demonstrates competence in the skills necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below: Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients’ physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.


    Patient Care Responsibilities:


    1. Provide direct patient consultations regarding spine care
    2. Assist with diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic health
    3. Identify opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of health
    4. Provide education and counseling to patients and families regarding disease progression and facilitate discussions regarding the patient’s personal goals for care throughout the progression of their
    5. Provide input for development and implementation of routine quality assurance
    6. Develop and maintain good staff and patient relationship practices that promote respect and positive interpersonal
    7. Order tests and treatments as indicated
    8. Perform other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated
    9. Consult with physicians as needed, inform referring physician of services provided, and provide written reports if needed
    10. Comply with applicable laws and regulations
    11. Initiate reimbursement for services
    12. Make decisions which are appropriate and consistent with standards of care
    13. Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients and their caregiver


    Medical Record Documentation Responsibilities:

    1. Prepare and maintain accurate patient records, charts, and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided.
    2. Perform and document complete physical examination.
    3. Record diagnostic impressions.
    4. Write orders for diagnostic tests and treatments.
    5. Document collaboration with medical staff.
    6. Instruct, educate, and counsel patients on health status, results of tests, disease process, and discharge planning.




    1. EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: BSN and Master’s Degree from an accredited school or nursing. Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse by a national certifying organization required.  
    2. KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Expertise in interviewing, assessment, communication, and case management. Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other funding source regulations. Working knowledge of the fiscal implications or efficient case management. Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.  
    3. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid ARNP license in WI. Current CPR certification. Controlled substance license.



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