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Classification Title:  Staff Nurse

Department:  Nursing

Pay Grade: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/plans

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific/ Merit

Type of Position: Regular


Positions available:

80% - 32 hours per week, day and evening shifts

70% - 28 hours per week, rotating day, evening, and night shifts

50% - 20 hours per week, rotating day, evening, and night shifts 


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.®

 

Become one of Iowa's best Nurses - join the Nursing team at Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic (UIHC). As a three-time winner of the Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program®, UIHC offers you the opportunity to advance your nursing skills. Work in an environment where your co-workers are committed to excellence, education, and innovation. We are dedicated to providing evidence based, family-centered care while working and learning with a full interdisciplinary team.

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.

 

Please attach a resume as part of the application process. 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 Nursing Recruitment 319-356-2285

 

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

 

REFERENCES:  Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

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.


 

DESIRED 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.

 

Knowledge of university and hospital policies and procedures is desired.


Previous experience with the psychiatric patient population is desired.


 

REQUIRED LISCENSURES & CERTIFICATIONS

 

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


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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