Staff Nurse – Operating Room

  • Full Time
  • Iowa City
  • $54,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $54,000

Website University of Iowa Health Care Medical Center Downtown

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

SEIU covered staff working in operating rooms will receive an additional $10.00 per hour for all hours worked for a limited time.

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. ®

University of Iowa Health Care Medical Center Downtown (located at 500 E. Market Street, Iowa City, IA) is a 194-bed hospital that became part of Iowa’s only comprehensive academic health system on Jan. 31, 2024.

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 precaution

Percent of Time: 100% 

Schedule: Day Shift, 7:00am-3:30pm; weekends, call and holidays included.

Location: Downtown Campus

Salary: $54,000 (at 90% effort) to commensurate *this does not include inpatient or shift differential

Pay Differentials: Shift differentials for evening, night, and weekend shifts. Premium pay for additional shifts greater than 4 hours. Inpatient differentials up to $5,000 per year

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in our Downtown Campus location in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Required Qualifications:

  • 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
  • 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 by date of hire

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
  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures is desired

 

Please attach a resume as part of the application process.  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 Megan Bigelow at megan-bigelow@uiowa.edu

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Additional Information

  • Classification Title: Staff Nurse
  • Appointment Type: SEIU
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Work Modality Options: On Campus

Compensation

  • Pay Level: 52

Contact Information

  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Megan Bigelow
  • Contact Email: megan-bigelow@uiowa.edu

To apply for this job please visit uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com.