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Optimae adds new staff to southeast Iowa behavioral health team
Sep. 14, 2020 1:00 am, Updated: Sep. 14, 2020 12:19 pm
Optimae LifeServices announced it has added new staff, Angela Dossett and Tiffany Siefken to its southeastern Iowa behavioral health staff.
'We are delighted to have such dedicated and compassionate mental health providers join us in southeast Iowa,” said Tracy Liptak, regional director of Optimae Behavioral Health's southeastern Iowa region. 'Each brings a deep commitment to offering the highest quality of care to our customers while fulfilling Optimae's brand promise to be at your side, on your side.”
Dossett is board certified as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP). Dossett is also board certified in psychiatric nursing (RN-BC) and certified as a medical surgical registered nurse (CMSRN). Prior to Optimae, she served at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) working inpatient in internal medicine, a unique medical-psychiatric unit and as a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) implementing yoga practice on all inpatient behavioral health units at UIHC.
Siefken's background in massage therapy allows her to offer a holistic perspective alongside research-based evidence in her therapeutic services. Her experience includes working with previously incarcerated individuals, young adults, couples, emergency responders and critical incidents. She utilizes a person-centered and strengths-based approach when working with her clients.
Appointments in Jefferson County and Washington can be made by calling (641) 472-5771. Customers in Henry County can call (319) 385-8051. Video-based services are available.