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Cedar Rapids, IA US
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Jennifer Warner (763) 280-2919

Advanced Practice Provider position located 30 minutes from Iowa City, Iowa

As an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) with Sound Physicians, you will work in an environment that promotes the Sound Core Values of integrity, teamwork, service, quality and innovation enjoying a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload for our hospital teams.

Sound values our advanced practice providers and realize they need a forum to collaborate. Our APP Collaborative was formed to provide development opportunities and to advance the role of our providers who work alongside our physician providers. We offer the same leadership development opportunities for APPs that are provided to our physician providers.

The APP Hospitalist Role

  • 242 bed hospital – hospitalist daily census of  90-100 patients
  • Sound has maintained a strong partnership with Mercy Cedar Rapids for over 6+ years.
  • You will join a team of 24 providers:  1 Chief, 15 Physicians, and 8 APPs
  • Job Duties to include admissions, rounding on patients, and fielding cross-coverage calls.  You will hold a dyad partnership with a physician in management of care. 
  • 7 on/7 off, averaging 15 shifts per month   
  • No call environment
  • Excellent subspecialty support
  • Very low attrition
  • Prior hospitalist experience is strongly preferred, however new grads are welcome with inpatient experience as an RN (critical care setting) or substantial inpatient clinical rotations during your PA or NP programs.  
  • Access to our proprietary learning platform, SoundInstitute™, for continuing education, and professional development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME
  • Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP/PA scope of practice
  • Current, unrestricted license in Iowa with certification as a NP or PA. Will consider Family Practice or Geriatric Certification with recent acute care experience.  Open to new grads – ideally looking for candidate with minimum of two years with recent acute care experience.

Location and Lifestyle

Located in Eastern Iowa, just a short 30 minute drive from Iowa City and The University of Iowa, the residents of Cedar Rapids enjoy a well-balanced quality of life that is the cornerstone to the town’s mind-set. Cedar Rapids is among Forbes Magazine’s top 20 best places to live and Parenting Magazine has named the city as “One of the 10 best cities in the United States to raise a family”. The Eastern Iowa area has one of the best educational systems in America, Cedar Rapids’ schools are among the top in the state. The city maintains outdoor and indoor ice rinks, public golf courses, cross-country ski trails, a toboggan run, municipal swimming pools, public tennis courts, and more than 40 baseball, softball and soccer fields. There are registered historic buildings to modern architecture to country living on acres of land, the area has housing to meet any family’s interests.

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