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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP

Medical Associates

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Posted On 12/06/2023

Job Overview


Medical Associates Clinic is seeking an Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) to join our Psychiatry & Psychology team located in our Dubuque, Iowa location.

The Position:
Full-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)  located in the Medical Associates Psychiatry & Psychology Department at our Dubuque, Iowa location. The position includes an attractive benefits package with competitive base salary plus bonus potential. Primary schedule is Mon-Fri. Call required. Qualified candidates must be a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). 

Medical Associates Clinic:
Medical Associates Clinic is a physician owned multi-specialty group practice. Our 100+ physicians and 900 health care professionals lead the way in providing quality healthcare in Northeast Iowa, Southwest Wisconsin and Northwest Illinois.

Full-time providers will be eligible for a benefits package including: 

  • Paid Time Off (accrue up to 29 days/year) + additional CEU time off and allowance
  • Relocation reimbursement up to $5,000
  • Health Insurance and Dental Coverage with discounted premium rates for wellness program participation
  • 401k with immediate matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of pay + additional annual Profit Sharing)
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct Psychiatric medical services under the direction of supervising physicians.
  • Provide direct mental health care under the direction of supervising physician; including but not limited to: obtaining histories, mental status exams, ordering and interpreting appropriate lab and x-ray studies, establishing diagnosis, prescribing medications as needed and initiating treatment plan. Provide patient education to promote good mental health and support mental health management.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

 Benefits Package is Worth Over $35,000 and Includes:

  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) Program (accrue up to 29 days off/year) + additional CEU paid time off
  • Annual CEU allowance
  • Health Insurance and Dental Coverage with discounted premium rates
  • 401k with immediate matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of pay + additional annual Profit Sharing)
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life insurance, Long Term Disability Coverage, Short Term Disability Coverage, Employee Assistance Program

Medical Associates Clinic Overview:  

  • Area’s most comprehensive team of Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Therapists, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, and supportive nursing and office staff
  • Utilization of shared electronic medical records for whole-patient care across primary care & multidisciplinary specialist team  
  • Over 180 providers and 1,100 staff make up the area’s leading healthcare provider and only multispecialty group practice  
  • 26 specialty departments with two Dubuque campus locations and 9 Family Care Network clinics in IA, WI and IL  
  • Recognition includes MGMA “Better Performing Groups” and U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Health Plans”  
  • Learn more at  

 Dubuque, Iowa Community Overview:   

  • Beautiful city overlooking the Mississippi River with a population of 70,000 and a drawing base of up to 250,000  
  • Community & Entertainment: great restaurants, local breweries & wineries, miles of hiking & biking trails, museums and performing arts, live music and festivals, boat/kayak access, nearby downhill skiing, networking groups for all ages and interests!  
  • Schools & Family: outstanding public and private schools, lots of family-centered activities throughout the year, programs for just about every extracurricular interest--sports/arts/music/social  
  • Housing & Living: several options including downtown city lofts, restored single family homes, nearby suburbs in the country, townhouses centrally located *Cost of living 9% lower than national average  
  • Learn more at and   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience: Three years to five years of similar or related experience.

Education: Equivalent to a college degree and a professional certificate or a graduate degree. Must be a licensed ARNP or PA. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).

Interpersonal Skills: The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job. 

Physical Aspects:

Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.

Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances

Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction.

Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds force constantly to move objects.

Environmental Conditions: Subject to Physical Hazards - Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

Medical Associates Clinic & Health Plans is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, marital status, parental status, disability, veteran status, or other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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About the Company

Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.

Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice.  Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.

In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.

Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.