Staff Nurse - Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (60%-100%)

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 22001084

**Sign-on incentive: Qualified candidates with a minimum of two years of experience are eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $10,000**


The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking 60% - 100% Staff Nurses to work for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. 

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.

Schedule: Variable days M-F, 0800-1730. 
Location: UIHC Main Campus
Pay Grade: 52 - 

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 s afe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

The Department of Nursing has achieved Magnet status four times. This level of commitment can be seen in every area of our hospital and ambulatory clinics. 

Our Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is dedicated to bringing world class research and cancer care to Iowa, the Midwest, and beyond. We rank #47 in the country for Oncology care in the U.S. News & World Report. The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa’s only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center and has held that designation since 2000. We also hold accreditations with the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the Commission on Cancer (COC). 

The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Mission Statement is to decrease the pain and suffering caused by cancer in Iowa, surrounding communities, and around the world through improved cancer prevention and treatment based on three interdependent missions of research, clinical service, and education. We accomplish this in a multidisciplinary approach where our nursing staff are valued members of the team. 

Education

  • 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

  • Current license to practice in the state of Iowa by the time of hire.
  • 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 work well in a team is a valuable skill.

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.
  • Oncology experience desired. 
  • Previous experience with EPIC preferred. 


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.
 

Application Instructions:

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

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 rebecca-beggs@uiowa.edu.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Job ID: 80637

Posted 29 days ago

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