Staff Nurse - Medical Surgical Oncology Unit

University of Iowa Health Care

Job Reference #: 21004626

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Staff Nurse (RN) for the Medical Surgical Oncology Unit (4JPP).

Qualified candidates with a minimum of 2 years of RN experience may be eligible for a sign-on incentive of up to $15,000! Previous University of Iowa Health Care RNs that have left in the past 5 years, may qualify for a sign-on incentive of up to $20,000!

The Medical Surgical Oncology Unit is a 44-bed adult medical-surgical oncology, urology unit and part of UIHC's Medical Surgical Services (MSS) division. This unit is part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer center and Silver Beacon Award of Excellence Unit. This unit is ranked 43rd in the nation for cancer care according to US. News and World Report. A Staff Nurse in this unit will assess patients' nursing care needs, evaluate effectiveness of care provided, and integrate nursing theory and research into clinical practice. The Unit vision is to provide expertise in quality patient/family-centered care f or every patient, every time.

Characteristic Duties of our Staff Nurses include but are not limited to:

  • 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.

Details:

  • Schedule: Day/evening, 8/12 hour shifts, 32-36 hours of weekend time in 4 weeks with a holiday rotation
  • Location: Pappajohn Pavilion (JPP)

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous

Education Required:

  • 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

Experience Required:

  • 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, including proficiency in managing multiple databases including Microsoft Excel.
  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is highly desired
  • If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active enrollment in a BSN program is desirable

To Apply:

  • A resume is required as part of the application process.
  • Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
  • Please contact Kyle Fountain at kyle-fountain@uiowa.edu if you have any questions.

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.

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: 77644

Posted 13 days ago

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