Clinical Technician I - Central Monitoring Unit - 50% Nights

22004362 Requisition #

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Clinical Technician to perform specific tasks to assist members of the Nursing team in providing patient care under the direct supervision of Registered Nurses. 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists with patient admission, transfer and discharge
  • Completes baseline admission data on patient arrival
  • Observes patient for changes in physical condition
  • Demonstrates competency in the performance of technical skills, providing appropriate care with regard to patient's condition and age
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and follows standard precautions
  • Complies with unit, departmental, and hospital policies/standards
  • Participates in unit based Quality Management programs
  • Implements emergency care procedure in actual and practice situations
  • Documents information obtained during tests/procedures
  • Works as a team member and supports cohesiveness of unit personnel
  • Performs special duties as identified in unit or divisional policy under direction of the charge nurse
  • Preserves patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Contributes to the learning experience of students/new staff
  • Supports and contributes to the education of patients and families
  • Follows appropriate organizational channels
  • Participates in unit and division staff meetings and inservices
  • Demonstrates responsibility in the care and utilization of complex equipment
  • Performs other projects and tasks as assigned
  • Incorporates the principles of Service Leadership to ensure positive patient/customer relations

Percent of Time: 50% - 20 hours per week
Schedule: Night shifts, every other weekend, every other holiday 
Location: UIHC
Merit Pay Plan:  

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
  • For more information about Why Iowa?,click here

Minimum Eligibility Requirements: 
One year of health care experience involving direct patient care

Please attach a resume as part of the application process.  Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Kylie Guy at

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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