Staff Nurse - Digestive Health Center Procedure Suite (50%-100%) at University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:

**Sign-on incentive: Qualified candidates are eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $12,500**

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking 50% - 100
% Staff Nurses to work for the Digestive Health Procedure Suite.

The James A. Clifton Digestive Health Center was established in 1985 as the first multidisciplinary subspeciality unit at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and one of the first nationwide. It is the state's leader in diagnosing and treating patients with complex problems of the digestive system.

Duties to include:

  • 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.

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: 50% - 100% / 20 hours a week up to 40 hours a week.

Schedule: M-F, 8-10 hour shifts, variable start and end times. Late and on-call shifts required, self scheduling is practiced here. One holiday on-call per year and one weekend call every 3 months.

Salary: $60,000 minimum at 100% effort to commensurate. Salary will be based on years of experience and percent effort.

Location: UIHC Main Campus

Benefits Highlights: Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life, and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.


  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • 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
  • Must be able to wear up to 25 lbs in lead shielding for ERCP procedures.
  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire

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.

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Applicant Resource Center -

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Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00pm - 4:00pm or by appointment contact to schedule a time to visit.

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. Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. For questions, contact Rebecca Beggs at

This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Staff Nurse
  • Appointment Type: SEIU
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Work Modality Options: On Campus
  • Pay Level: 52
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Rebecca Beggs
  • Contact Email:

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