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Staff Nurse - Admission Transfer Center (ATC)

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Staff Nurse (RN) t to assess patients' nursing care needs, evaluate effectiveness of care provided, and integrate nursing theory and research into clinical practice.

 

Characteristic Duties of our Staff Nurses include but are not limited to:

  • Applies nursing theory to the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of patient responses to health and illness.
  • Assesses patient health care preferences and expectations.
  • Collaboratively coordinates the continuum of care across settings.
  • Develops patient care plan based on patient condition, age, and psychological, educational, and socioeconomic conditions that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
  • Implements patient care plan according to patient priorities, which includes interventions identified through nursing diagnoses. Documents/reports interventions and patient/family response.
  • Collaborates and integrates contributions of patients and families into multidisciplinary patient care plan.
  • Develops, coordinates and implements transfer/discharge planning throughout episode of care.
  • Implements nursing interventions according to department, division, and/or unit policies, procedures, and protocols to maintain safe environment for patients, visitors and staff. Follows universal precautions.

 

The Admissions and Transfer Center (ATC) offers a dynamic, fast pace work environment including telephone triage and digital media.  In the ATC you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that assists outside providers in transferring their critically ill patients and University Physicians to admit their ill patients to the appropriate unit for their specific care needs. You’ll have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, such as telemedicine for stroke patients, telemedicine for consultations, and shared electronic medical records between facilities.



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.®

 

Percent of Time:  100%

Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday—Friday. Night shifts: 2300-0730

Location: Admission Transfer Center (ATC)

Rotations: Weekends off

Salary: $52, 701.00 to commensurate *This does not include inpatient or shift differentials

SEIU Pay Plan: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/seiu-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

 

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits/fpsm.

 

  

Education Required

  • An Associate’s Degree in Nursing, a Diploma in Nursing, a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Professional Masters of Nursing and Healthcare Practice (MNHP), MSN/Clinical Nurse Leader or a Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN, MA) is required

Experience Required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with patients/families, nursing staff, and interdisciplinary team members as demonstrated through written and verbal interactions.
  • General computer skills are required, including proficiency in managing multiple databases including Microsoft Excel.
  • Minimum of 2 years acute care RN experience.

Certifications:

  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Masters Degree in Nursing is highly desired.
  • If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active enrollment in a BSN program is desirable.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 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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