Staff Nurse - Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Clinic (50%-100%) at University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

**Sign-on incentive: Qualified candidates are eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $10,000**

The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a 50%-100% Staff Nurseto work at the Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Clinic.

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.
  • Assist with Pre-operative education for Otolaryngology surgical patient populations from Pediatrics to Adult
  • Collaboratively coordinates the continuum of care across settings.
  • Assist in clinic with MA & MD staff weekly clinics
  • Assist with Minor Procedures with in clinic, Minor Room and Surgicenter Procedures.
  • Develops patient care plan based on patient condition, age, and psychological, educational, and socioeconomic conditions that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
  • Assist with Telephone Triage 1-2 times per week
  • 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%

Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00-5:00 pm. Hours may vary to meet the needs of the clinic.

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.


  • A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing

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
  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Otolaryngology experience desired
  • Certified in Specialty area within Ambulatory

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.

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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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