Nursing Assistant - Neuroscience Intermediate Unit (6JC)

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Nursing Assistant 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:

  • Perform patient personal hygiene such as bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, grooming and oral care for patients.
  • Turn, position and ambulate patients.
  • Assist patients with bedpans, urinals and perineal cleansing.
  • Take temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Enter daily patient record charting in computer.
  • Perform simple diagnostic/therapeutic procedures (i.e., dressing changes).
  • Clean equipment, patient bedside area and nursing unit.
  • Set up rooms for patient admission.
  • Transport patients by bed, cart or wheelchair.
  • Transport equipment, specimens and supplies.
  • Stock and supply patient rooms and Nursing unit.
  • Perform basic CPR as required.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.

 

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.

Neuroscience Intermediate Unit (6 JCP)

The 6 JCP unit is a 47-bed intermediate and acute care neuroscience unit caring for adult neurology and neurosurgical patient population requiring telemetry monitoring, ventriculostomies with intracranial pressure monitoring, and intensive neurological monitoring. Patient diagnoses include stroke, central nervous system (CNS) autoimmune diseases, surgeries of the brain and spinal cord, and neurological traumas involving the head, brain, and spinal cord. Our honors and awards include:

  • Joint Commission Stroke Center of Excellence
  • Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care
  • The Joint Commission Designated Primary Stroke Center

Percent of Time: 90%

Schedule: Rotating Day and Night Shifts. 36 hours per week will be accomplished between the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM or 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM for days, and 7:00 PM to 7:30 AM or 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM for nights. 

Location: John Pappjohn Pavilion

Rotations: Rotating Days off, every other weekend, rotating holidays

Salary: $26,947.73

Merit Pay Plan: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/merit-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: 

Ability to read, write and follow instructions.

Preferred candidates will be a certified nursing assistant

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 the Nursing Recruitment office at 319-356-2285.


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. 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 fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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