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UnityPoint Health Nurse Practitioner-Wound Care in Hiawatha, Iowa

Works in collaboration with physicians to assess the physical needs of patients. The Nurse Practitioner manages a caseload of patients with consultation, collaboration, and general supervision from a physician. Utilizing the extensive knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physiology acquired, the NP exercises independent judgments in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of certain delegated medical processes and procedures. NPs are additionally involved in education, research, and leadership at various levels.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at

Leadership and Management

  • Assists in creating a positive work environment by mentoring of staff/students, and working with team members to develop and facilitate initiatives to strive for positive outcomes in quality and care of patients.

  • Complies with all policies and procedures, and guides team members with compliance.

  • Reliable attendance is an expectation of the team member role.

  • Assumes responsibility for continued growth in areas of competencies, lifelong learning and involvement in unit and hospital quality of care projects. Specialty certifications and continuing education are strongly encouraged.

  • Works collaboratively to facilitate cost effective health care

Safety and Quality

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines


  • Is aware of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (eg: Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of department or clinical administrative staff.

  • Consult with physicians concerning patient evaluation. Instruct patients and families and answer questions.

  • Initiate requests for consultations and referrals.

  • Maintain accurate patient records, charts, and documentation for administrative purposes and reimbursement for services.

  • Comply with established nursing standards and emergency department protocols. Implement and maintain established policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.

  • Maintain patient rights and confidentiality of patient information.

  • Collaborate with physicians and other health care professionals


  • Makes financially sound decisions with use of supplies and care with patients

  • Works scheduled hours as contracted

  • Master of Science in Nursing with completion of an accredited program for nurse practitioner including preceptorship

  • Iowa Nurse Practitioner License

  • Meet qualifications to be a member of active Medical Staff refer to Medical Staff credentialing & privileging guidelines

  • Good communication skills with all members of the team

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2023-131817

Street: 400 South Blairsferry Xing

Name: 1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital

Name: Wound Care

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.6

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Primarily Days

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