Staff Nurse - Hemodialysis Inpatient

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 20002126

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking a Staff Nurse to work at the Hemodialysis Inpatient Unit.

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


    • 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 nursing in Iowa is required by date 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.
    • Minimum of 1 year recent medical/surgical RN experience is required.
    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.
    • Previous RN Dialysis and IV cannulation experience is desired.
    • Knowledge of university policies and procedures is desired.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed 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


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

Job ID: 71865

Posted 15 days ago

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