PMHNP- Fairfield, IA

The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively recruiting a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for a Community Health Center in Fairfield, IA.

Practice Details:

  • Clinic Hours: 4 days per week; Mon-Thurs, four 10-hour days. Fridays closed.
  • Patients: 15-20 per day depending on visit level
  • Number of rooms: 1 room per provider
  • Current Staff: 2 LISW/LMHC, 2 receptionists, 1 RN
  • Call: No call, after hour calls answered by triage call center
  • Treatment for medically underserved and indigent population of adults and adolescents
  • Must have 2 years of experience

We Offer:

  • Compensation: Salary based on experience plus productivity incentive
  • Contract Length: 1 year and renews
  • Insurance: Health and dental insurance
  • Malpractice insurance: FTCA
  • Disability Insurance: Short Term disability/ Long Term disability
  • CME $2500 and 5 days
  • PTO: 4.5 weeks accrual
  • Holidays: In addition to PTO
  • Loan Repayment: NHSC and Iowa Primary Care Provider
  • Retirement Plan: 401K plan plus match
  • Relocation allowance
  • Signing bonus- negotiable

Health Center Overview:

  • EHR: GE Centricity Practice Solutions/Athena
  • The CHC was founded in 1999
  • Non-profit- FQHC
  • Center provides Family Medicine, Dental, GYN, Pediatrics, and Behavioral Health
  • Awarded the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation as a Patient Centered Medical Home

Community Overview:

  • Population of Fairfield = 10,200
  • Known far and wide for amazing dining and offering a metropolitan feel in a small town setting.
  • Fairfield 1st Fridays Link here: https://fairfieldfirstfridays.org/
  • Annual Events: Vintage Power Wagons Annual Rally, Dutch Oven Cook Off, Gem and Mineral Show, Kiwanis Kids Day, Oktoberfest, Greater Jefferson County Fair.
  • Shopping is eclectic and often one of a kind. Books, art, unique gifts, jewelry, organic products, antiques, toys, furniture, baked goods, local wines, culinary supplies, and food from all over the world and more can be found around our town square.
  • Over 40 restaurants abound in our townfrom steak and pizza to organic vegetarian fare and international flavors including Indian, Chinese, French, Italian, Mexican, Thai, Jamaican, and Ethiopian. Iowan's vote for the best organic beef burger and local hard cider can be found at one of our newest bar/restaurants. One of the only organic dairy herds in Iowa is a local hit with their milk, yogurt, cream and cheese. Our health food store compares favorably to the best in the country, especially in summer when they are serving soft serve, fresh mango ice cream from our local dairy! There is always space on the shelves for local value-added food products.
  • Just outside city limits is a unique community called Vedic Citywhere visitors can visit the Raj, a world class Ayurvedic health spa attracting celebrities and locals alike.
  • The community recreation centerhas indoor and outdoor pools, weight rooms, and a new gymnasium opened in 2016 with basketball courts and a walking track that rivals any big city. Baseball and soccer fields, tennis and racquetball courts, two golf coursesand an 18-hole disc golf course provide facilities for just about any sports enthusiast.
  • There is also a reason to take a walk or ride your bike on our beautiful Jefferson County Trail System; 22 miles of trails meander through woodlands, wetlands, prairie, lakes, and bridges. 
  • Located in the heart of the cultural district downtownis the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Agriculture, both conventional and organic, is the bread and butter of Jefferson County, as it has been throughout time. Ourfarmer's marketoperating in Howard Park north of the historic courthouse offers not only produce, but unique products such as handmade skin care products, hand turned wooden bowls, and diverse ethnic food offerings, always accompanied by live music, children, and dogs. Fairfield enjoys a very vibrant local food economy and a growing culture of sustainable living.
  • For more information visit: https://www.fairfieldiowa.com/

Additional Info

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

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