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Nursing Assistant - Adult Acute Care Unit (2JCP) 50% - 100%

Company: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking Nursing Assistants for the Adult Acute Care Unit (2JCP) within the Medical Surgical Services (MSS) Division. Our Medical-Surgical Services Division is one of the largest in the hospital, with more than 260 of our 811 beds assigned to medical-surgical care settings. The Adult Acute Care Unit is a 30-bed, medical surgical unit. We serve a diverse patient population including the Family Medicine service along with specialized surgical patients. The surgical patients include otolaryngology (ENT), oral surgery, and plastic reconstructive surgery. We are able to provide our patients with all private rooms, which allows for a more comfortable experience for both patients and their families. We have a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team that helps to provide excellent patient care to all patients on our unit. Our goal is to provide each patient an individualized care plan, and provide them the support and care they need and deserve. On 2 JCP We Provide Care for Patients with These Conditions: * Diabetes * Wound management * Electrolyte imbalances * Respiratory diseases * Tracheotomies * Total laryngectomies * Post-cancer or trauma free flaps and rotational flaps for facial reconstruction * Thyroidectomies * Cochlear implants * Acoustic neuromas * Mandible fractures * Panniculectomies * Hernia repairs * Breast reconstruction In addition to clinical management, great focus is placed on comprehensive patient education and discharge teaching. We are looking seeking Nursing Assistants to perform specific tasks to assist members of the Nursing team in providing patient care under the direct supervision of Registered Nurses. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: * Perform patient personal hygiene such as bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, grooming and oral care for patients. * Turn, position, and ambulate patients. * Assist patients with bedpans, urinals, and perineal cleansing. * Take temperature, pulse, and blood pressure. * Enter daily patient record charting in computer. * Perform simple diagnostic/therapeutic procedures (i.e., dressing changes). * Clean equipment, patient bedside area and nursing unit. * Set up rooms for patient admission. * Transport patients by bed, cart, or wheelchair. * Transport equipment, specimens, and supplies. * Stock and supply patient rooms and Nursing unit. * Perform basic CPR as required. * Maintain patient confidentiality. University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and 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: 50 - 100% (20 - 40 hrs/week) Schedule: Varies by unit Location: UIHC Main Campus Rotations: Holiday rotations, every other weekend Merit Pay Plan: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/merit-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 * For more information about why you should select UIHC, click here Minimum Eligibility Requirements: * Ability to read, write and follow instructions. Desired Requirements: * CNA A resume is required as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 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 Lindsey Fudge at Lindsey-Fudge@uiowa.edu. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization. Additional Information * Classification Title: Nursing Assistant * Appointment Type: Merit * Schedule: Part-time Compensation * Pay Level: 4 Contact Information * Organization: Healthcare * Contact Name: Lindsey Fudge * Contact Email: lindsey-fudge@uiowa.edu

Keywords: University of Iowa, Iowa City , Nursing Assistant - Adult Acute Care Unit (2JCP) 50% - 100%, Healthcare , Iowa City, Iowa

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