Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
STAFF NURSE - ADMISSIONS AND TRANSFER CENTER
Staff Nurse positions will vary between 50 - 100%, with varying shifts (salaries for 100% positions start at $52,180 to commensurate; salaries for 50% positions start at $26,090 to commensurate). To view a current list of vacancies please go to: http://www.uihealthcare.org/nursingpositions.aspx.
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.
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.
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.
REFERENCES: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
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, including proficiency in managing multiple databases including Microsoft Excel.
Minimum of 2 years acute care RN experience.
Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire.
Certification in emergency nursing, critical care or case management is highly desired.
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.
Previous Critical Care or ED nursing experience is desired.
Demonstrate ability to translate clinical practice into electronic health care information is desired.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.