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Staff Nurse, University Employee Health Clinic at University of Iowa

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Iowa City, Iowa





Job Description:

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.

Position Summary
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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.

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).

Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with patients/families, nursing staff, and interdisciplinary team members as demonstrated through written and verbal interactions.
  • General computer skills.
  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Previous occupational health experience is highly desired
  • Certification in Occupational Health Nursing 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.

References:
  • Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment 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 Jayne Nelson (319-467-8079 or jayne-nelson@uiowa.edu ). Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.