Staff Nurse - Intensive & Specialty Services Burn Unit
Company: The University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: November 18, 2021
The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Burn Treatment Center
and Intermediate Care Unit (8 JCP) is seeking a full-time Staff
Qualified candidates with a minimum of 2 years of experience may be
eligible for a sign-on incentive of up to $15,000. Previous
University of Iowa Health Care nurses that have left in the past 5
years, may qualify for a sign-on incentive of up to $20,000.
The Burn Treatment Center and Intermediate Care Unit is a 17-bed
unit equipped with a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy room for
burn/wound dressing care, a pediatric playroom and rehabilitation
gym. The unit cares for both adult and pediatric burn patients as
well as an adult trauma population requiring intermediate
monitoring care. The unit has both inpatient and outpatient (Burn
Clinic) facilities. Our staff also provide burn outreach and
education and annually host a Burn Camp for burn patient survivors.
The American College of Surgeons designated our unit as a Level I
Burn Center since 1996.
- Percent of Time: 90% - 36 Hours Per Week
- Schedule: Rotating 12-hour Day/Night shifts.
- Day shifts: 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. / Night shifts: 11:00 p.m. –
- Rotating days off, every other weekend, every other holiday
Characteristic Duties of our Staff Nurses include but are not
- Applies nursing theory to the assessment, diagnosis, treatment,
and evaluation of patient responses to health and illness
- Assesses patient health care preferences and
- Collaboratively coordinates the continuum of care across
- 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
- 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
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
- Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with
patients/families, nursing staff, and interdisciplinary team
members as demonstrated through written and verbal
- General computer skills are required
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.
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
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.
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