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Broadlawns Medical Center ARNP, Geriatrics in Des Moines, Iowa

The Broadlawns Medical Center campus includes an acute care hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, urgent care and emergency services, lab, radiology, dentistry, inpatient and outpatient mental health, crisis team, and community-based behavioral support services. Broadlawns accepts all forms of insurance and its approach to healthcare and quality outcomes earned a Level 3 rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the highest achievable status for a medical delivery model.

We are a safety net hospital and our Patients are our North Star! With a dedicated staff of over 100 physicians and 1,600 employees, Broadlawns Medical Center ensures that our community has access to high quality healthcare that is coordinated, compassionate and cost-effective. We provide our employees a top-rated benefits package, supportive work culture, and more! 


The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) position is a licensed independent practitioner. This person reports to the Chief Medical Officer and Section Chief of designated department. This position functions in a collaborative/consultative role with nursing departments. The ARNP obtains medical/psychiatric chemical dependency histories and performs complete and/or appropriate examinations, tests, x-rays and treatment programs in an assigned area for patients of all ages. Areas units, outpatient units and Ior clinics. ARNP will be credentialed by the credentials committee of services provided by the ARNP will be defined at that time and.


  • Establish, review and revise, the necessary Rehabilitation Therapies policies and procedures with the following characteristics:

  • Consistent with medical center, service line, regulatory, funding, legal, and professional standards.

  • Ensure appropriate and timely patient entry, assessment, treatment and disposition.

  • Ensure coordination with relevant Physicians and program coordinators to eliminate barriers to interdisciplinary and/or inter-program cooperation.

  • Consistent with requirements through which service reimbursement can be enhanced.

  • Responsible for Rehabilitation Therapies program development and accountability:

  • Program goals and objectives are written and revised annually.

  • Budget projections for program costs, volume and revenues are submitted annually.

  • Operations, including staff productivity, are monitored throughout the year for compliance with budgeted figures.

  • Responsible for maintaining contacts with relevant medical center staff and community agencies.

  • Assess demand and unmet need for Rehabilitative Therapies and recommend ways in which available program resources can be used to meet identified needs in the most efficient manner, as consistent with quality services.

  • Increase awareness, accessibility and appropriateness of Rehabilitative Therapies.

  • Ensure that the following Performance Improvement and evaluation systems are developed, implemented, reviewed, and revised as appropriate:

  • Orientation, in-service and related supervisory processes.

  • Performance Improvement monitoring and evaluating processes.

  • Performance standards used in annual employee performance evaluations.

  • Responsible for working with service supervisors to investigate critical incidents and patient complaints; follow-up until disposition obtained.

  • Responsible for arranging contractual agreements with agencies providing contracted rehabilitation services (e.g. speech and hearing services) for medical center patients.

  • Develop, implement, and monitors productivity standards, to ensure all services are at the appropriate productivity level.

  • Maintain professional knowledge and skills through continuing education, professional reading and provision of direct care services; available for clinical consultation and supervision.

  • Responsible for Rehabilitation Therapies personnel matters.

  • Arrange contracts with educational institutions for Rehabilitation Therapies clinical internship.

  • Maintain active involvement in professional and community organizations.

  • Actively participate in Broadlawns Medical Center meetings and committees.

  • Maintain licensure status.

  • Recommend a sufficient number of qualified and competent staff to provide care/service.

  • Determine qualifications and competence of departmental personnel who provide patient care services including their ability to determine each patient's age related and other physical, psychological and cultural needs in carrying out patient care activities.

  • Interview and hire new departmental staff.

  • Communicate and model values and mission of Broadlawns Medical Center through staff orientation, development, and performance counseling and performance appraisals.

  • Ensure staff participates collaboratively as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

  • Assures appropriate compliance with regulatory agencies, which includes JCAHO.

  • Support and embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Review monthly late charge report and develop corrective action plan, as appropriate, and submit to CEO within designated time frame.

  • Ensure all new employees have completed Entry Education prior to working in the department.

  • Complete monthly report and financial analysis within designated time frame.

  • Complete all annual mandatory education training within defined time frame (i.e. performance appraisals, safety training, corporate compliance, confidentiality training)

  • Demonstrated ability to manage change.

  • Develop and monitor accountability utilizing CQI approach.

  • Implement strategies for adhering to set productivity levels.

  • Stay abreast of all JCAI-IO standard changes and ensures full compliance.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited program, in health related or administrative field.

  • Total of at least five years clinical/administrative experience in a Medical Center setting, to include at least three years with patients with dementias and at least two years administrative experience.

  • Three years previous supervisory experience in related field.

  • Knowledge of hospital budgeting processes and reimbursement requirements for Rehabilitation Therapies.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines, physicians and administrators; commitment to interdisciplinary treatment approaches.

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

  • Ability to innovatively problem solve.

  • General knowledge and skils in the use of computers including basic computer applications.


  • Ability to provide clinical supervision of physical disability therapy services.

  • Familiarity with multiple Rehabilitation therapies disciplines (e.g. physical therapy, speech and occupational therapy services)

  • Demonstrates leadership skills in program development and/or professional organizations.

    Read Carefully: This application shall remain active for 90 days. After 90 days, if you are still interested in employment at Broadlawns Medical Center, you must fill out a new application. I hereby certify that the information given by me in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand and agree that any false information, misrepresentation or omission of facts in this application and the application process may be justification for refusal to hire, or immediate termination of employment without recourse. I further understand and agree that all information furnished in this application and the application process may be verified by BMC. I further understand and agree BMC may complete a full reference and background screening of me. I authorize all employers, schools, persons and organizations, having relevant information and knowledge of my employment, work habits, character and any criminal or other relevant record, to provide it to Broadlawns Medical Center or its duly authorized representative for its use in deciding whether or not to offer me employment and specifically waive any required written notification. I hereby release such employers, schools, persons, organizations and Broadlawns Medical Center from all liability for any claims or damage which may result. I further understand that nothing contained in this employment application or in the granting of an interview is intended to create an employment contract between Broadlawns Medical Center and me for either employment or for the providing of any benefit. If an employment relationship is established, I agree to comply with the rules and regulations of Broadlawns Medical Center and further understand and agree that my employment and compensation can be terminated at any time, with or without cause or notice, at the option of either Broadlawns Medical Center or me. Further, if offered a position with Broadlawns Medical Center, I also agree to submit to a medical history and physical examination, which includes drug testing, provided by Broadlawns Medical Center and understand that my appointment is conditional on satisfactorily passing the examination prior to being placed on the job. I understand that I will be responsible for providing BMC proof of MMR (Measles, Mumps, rubella) immunity and/or immunization records at my expense prior to beginning my employment. BMC seeks to provide a healthy, comfortable, and productive work and health care environment. In the event I am hired as an employee of BMC, I acknowledge and agree to abide by the BMC's "Tobacco Free Environment" Policy. I understand that smoking or any tobacco use is strictly prohibited anywhere on the BMC campuses or vehicles. IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986: To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if you are hired, you will be required to provide documents to establish your identity and your authorization to be employed in the United States. Such documents will be required within the first three (3) business days following your hire, or upon your first work day if your employment period will be less than three (3) days. A PHOTOCOPY OF THIS ASSIGNMENT IS TO BE CONSIDERED AS VALID AS THE ORIGINAL. In signing this form, I certify that I understand all the questions and statements in this application.

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