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Assistant Nurse Manager: Medicine Specialty Unit (6RC)

Company: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for the Medicine Specialty Unit to provide leadership and management of the nursing team. The Medicine Specialty Unit is part of UIHC's Medical Surgical Services (MSS) division.

The Medicine Specialty Unit focuses on the care of adults with a variety of medical diagnoses, including, but not limited to, diseases or disorders of the pulmonary system, gastrointestinal system, renal system, endocrine system, circulatory system, neurological system, as well as infectious diseases, dermatological disorders and autoimmune disorders.

This unit is a dynamic and fast paced environment rich with opportunities for learning. We utilize a multidisciplinary approach to patient care that encourages teamwork between physicians, nursing staff, therapy staff, social work and a variety of other consulting disciplines to provide the most comprehensive care for our patients.

The heartbeat of our Adult Internal Medicine Unit is teamwork for the sake of holistic patient-centered care and a healthy work environment that allows our staff to thrive and grow both personally and professionally.

In this role, the Assistant Nurse Manager will assist in delivering safe, quality, family-centered patient care in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams, under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager. The Assistant Nurse Manager will support members of the nursing team by providing patient care during up to 50% of hours worked. Other tasks include but are not limited to, assisting with staff onboarding/education, ELMS scheduling/payroll, completing audits, coaching/accountability discussions, shared on-call with Assistant Manager and Nurse Manager, and assisting the unit with ongoing Joint Commission readiness.

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.

Percent of Time: 100%

Schedule: 40 hours per week, primarily M-F.

Rotations: Rotating holiday and weekend unit resource. Must be flexible to meet unit needs

Location: Roy Carver Pavilion

P&S Pay Plan:

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 employer contributions into retirement plans

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Education Required:

Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is required


Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of experience with demonstrated skills in leadership/management roles

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency with computer software applications (such as Microsoft programs)

Demonstrates time management, organization of workload, delegation, and attention to detail

Collaborates and develops effective interpersonal relationships with nursing staff, medical staff, interdisciplinary teams, and other hospital departments

Demonstrates effective teaching skills for staff and patient education

Demonstrates appreciation for diversity with an understanding of the benefits of a diverse workforce

Desirable Qualifications:

Clinical experience with patients

Knowledge of UIHC policies, procedures and regulations

Experience working in large academic medical center

Experience working in a union environment

* Certification in a role or specialty through a nationally recognized professional nursing certification body. (If not currently certified, must seek certification in a role or specialty as soon as eligible to sit for the exam.)

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 Kyle Fountain at

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

Additional Information

* Classification Title: Assistant Nurse Manager
* Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
* Schedule: Full-time


* Pay Level: 5A

Contact Information

* Organization: Healthcare
* Contact Name: Kyle Fountain
* Contact Email:

Keywords: University of Iowa, Iowa City , Assistant Nurse Manager: Medicine Specialty Unit (6RC), Executive , Iowa City, Iowa

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