UnityPoint Health

  • Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant- Child Protection Center

    Requisition ID
    2018-53315
    Category
    Hidden (25676)
    Location
    US-IA-Cedar Falls
    Address
    5100 Prairie Parkway
    Affiliate
    9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
    City
    Cedar Falls
    Department
    Pediatrics - Prairie Pkwy - WL
    State
    IA
    FTE
    .5
    FLSA
    Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    8AM - 5PM
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Part Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Clinic is actively recruiting for an Advanced Practice Provider to join our Child Protection Team.

    The Child Protection Center uses a multidisciplinary approach for the evaluation and treatment of the abused and neglected child and family. The Team acts as a resource to primary investigators of allegations of abuse, assessment, treatment, and planning for children effected by substance abuse. This position requires skills in working with children and families in crisis situations, understanding family dynamics and requires a strong background in pediatrics.

    •  0.8 FTE
    • ARNP or PA
    • 3-5 years Pediatric or Family Medicine experience
    • Supportive enviroment
    • Well-trained collaberative team
    •  8:00-4:30 weekday

    Responsibilities

     

    • Two service lines include Child Protective care and children effected by substance abuse
    • Average 7 Patients daily
    • Call rotation for afterhours treatment in acute cases of abuse
    • Assess Patient’s condition
    • Provide professional care according to established standards
    • Provide Medical/neurological/dysmorphology examination to children referred for suspected abuse
    • Records appropriate information
    • Participate in the development of treatment and care plans
    • Coordinate care
    • Work closely with law enforcement and DHS
    • Evaluate and monitor progress

    Qualifications

    • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (RN) or Physician Assistant
    • Previous pediatric or Family Medicine experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong problem solving skills

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