Catholic Health Initiatives Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology Nocturnist in DES MOINES, Iowa

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology Nocturnist


Iowa Heart Center is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to serve as a Cardiology Nocturnist in Des Moines, Iowa. The practice offers a competitive compensation package including paid malpractice, and 401k. (Please send 3 professional references with application)

Essential Functions

  • Performs all functions and procedures of an office provider under general direction by collaborating physician

  • Interprets and evaluates patient data as authorized by the collaborating physician for the purpose of determining management and treatment of patients

  • Requests diagnostic procedures as indicated by pertinent data and patient medical status

  • Provides instructions and guidance regarding medical care matters to patients

  • Completes detailed and accurate patient histories and reviews patient records to develop comprehensive plan of care

  • Performs patient care including evaluation and management services diagnostic testing and minor therapeutic procedures congruent with Iowa Heart policies and Medicare guidelines

  • Performs physical exams and records pertinent patient data

  • Coordinates discharge planning of Iowa Heart Center inpatients and outpatients care including dictation and discharge summaries

  • Assists with research patients as requested

Iowa Heart Center

  • Founded in 1970

  • One of the largest cardiovascular, cardiology, & vascular practices in the country with 52 physicians

  • Cardiovascular Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Advanced Heart Failure , Interventional Cardiology , Electrophysiology, & General Cardiology

  • 10 primary locations

  • 30 outreach facilities

  • Active participant in STS Registries (adult, congenital and anesthesia)

  • Provides services within a single hospital system

Mercy Medical Center

  • Level II Trauma and regional tertiary care center (busiest in Iowa)

  • Regional market leader in cardiovascular services

  • Full Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI - Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

  • Advanced Certification from the Joint Commission in Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy

  • Certified Stroke Center

  • Hybrid OR room and Hybrid Cath Lab

Des Moines

  • #1 Best State 2018 - U.S. News & World Report

  • #1 Place to Live and Work - Physicians Thrive

  • #1 Best State to Practice Medicine in the U.S. – WalletHub

  • #1 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. – U.S. News & World Report

  • #1 City with an Up-and-Coming Downtown – Fortune

  • Fastest Growing Metro City in the Midwest – U.S. Census Bureau

  • Best City for Families – Kiplinger

  • Top 10 Best Places to Live – U.S. News

  • Voted as the Safest City in America – Gallup

  • Best City for Young Professionals – Forbes

  • Wealthiest City in America – The Today Show at at


Job Advanced Practice Clinician


Daily Schedule 7p-7a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 56

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0157476