Nursing Manager - Adult Dialysis Program

University of Iowa Health Care

Job Reference #: 21005333

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Nurse Manager to perform specific tasks to assist members of the Nursing team in providing patient care under the direct supervision of the Department Director.

Position Specific Summary:

  • The Nurse Manager provides managerial and clinical leadership for the Dialysis Program to assure that all staff provide safe clinical care and have the education, methods, and resources to accomplish their performance objectives.
  • Positions in this job family usually have limited involvement in direct patient care and focus their efforts on planning, organizing, directing, evaluating, and improving health care operations, clinical education programs and research programs of clinical and health service departments.
  • This position may periodically need to assume some direct patient care responsibilities to support the staff and programs.



  • Percent of Time: 100%, 40 hours per week, 24 hour accountability for unit operations.
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday days with rotating on-call for the unit, holiday and weekend coverage as needed.

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa and surrounding communities
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans

Education or Equivalency Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or related field. If Master’s Degree is in related field, Baccalaureate in Nursing is required.
  • Must obtain an advanced degree (Masters or Doctorate) in related field (ex: nursing, health care administration or business administration) within five years of beginning position.

Required License/Certification:

  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa or ability to obtain an Iowa license by date of hire is required.
  • Professional certification in relevant nursing or clinical area. If no professional certification, expectation is that it will be achieved when employee is eligible to sit for the exam.

Required Qualifications:

  • Considerable (3-5 years minimum) experience in leadership/management roles.
  • Demonstrates skills for leading change and implementation of evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and interdisciplinary team leadership skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Minimum of at least 12 months of experience in clinical nursing, and an additional 6 months of experience in providing nursing care to patients on maintenance dialysis. If candidates do not have dialysis experience, this will need to be achieved prior to officially assuming Nurse Manager position.
  • Demonstrated job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment..
  • Proficient in computer software applications.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a large academic medical center
  • Membership/involvement in professional organizations.
  • Experience working with regulatory bodies and survey readiness/negotiations is desired.

To Apply:

  • Please attach a resume as part of the application process.   
  • Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
  • For questions or additional information, please contact Nursing Recruitment at 319-356-2285.

About UIHC:

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.

UIHC was the first Magnet hospital in the State of Iowa and we are in pursuit of our 5th Magnet designation.

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.

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.

Job ID: 77807

Posted 27 days ago

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