Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Clinical Director in Des Moines, IA

The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively recruiting for a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant for a Clinical Director role with Proteus based out of Des Moines, IA.

Practice Details:

  • Schedule: On "off season": October to April likely Monday 8:00am-4:30pm, Tuesday Des Moines office and clinic 12:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday and Thursday likely clinical travel day 12:00pm-8:00pm, Friday likely office day 8:00am-4:30pm. On "busy season": May to September will likely be a clinic day each day and provider would need flexibility for travel to Fort Dodge, Iowa City, and other areas of the state.
  • Serving Migrant and seasonal farmworkers across Iowa in mobile health clinics
  • Travel to clinics at farmworker job sites, homes, and clinics held at Proteus offices (locations change year to year)
  • Perform patient visits, conduct health histories and physicals, diagnose, determine course of action, order labs and tests, interpret results within scope of practice
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish is preferred.
  • Preference for 1-5 years of experience
  • 2 Supervising physicians, but they are not on site. Candidate must be able to work independently without a lot of oversight. 
  • Candidate will supervise up to 10 NP or PA providers that work on a PRN basis.
  • Health Care Managers assist the providers

We Offer:

  • Compensation: Salaried position
  • Contract length 3 years
  • Insurance: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance: FTCA
  • Disability insurance: Short -Term and Long-Term Disability
  • CME
  • PTO: increases with years of service
  • Holidays: In addition to PTO
  • Loan Repayment: NHSC and PRIMECARRE
  • Retirement plan
  • Sign on bonus
  • Mileage
  • Overnight travel as needed

Health Center Overview:

  • Hold clinics at 3 office locations – Des Moines, Fort Dodge, and Iowa City throughout the year
  • There are also pop up clinics at farms and other locations in the state
  • 1500 Migrant workers
  • $5,000,000 in annual economic impact of Proteus Programs
  • Non-Profit 501(c )3- The only migrant FQHC

Community Overview:

  • Varies year to year for migrant work.

Clinic locations:

Des Moines

  • Metro Population = 634, 725
  • Metro consists of 5 counties
  • Ranked the Best City for business in 2010 by Forbes
  • Home of the Iowa State Fair and the capitol of Iowa

Fort Dodge

  • Historic and Family Friendly Community
  • Regional hub for shopping and industry
  • Population = 24, 441

Iowa City

  • Home to the University of Iowa
  • 2 suburbs- Coralville and North Liberty
  • Population= 67, 862

Apply by clicking Submit Your Resume or contact Recruitment and Workforce Development Manager, Katie Kenny (). 

Additional Info

  • Specialty: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Des Moines

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