Staff Nurse - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (1JPE)
Company: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: May 16, 2019
Staff Nurse positions will vary between 50 - 100%, with varying
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. --
Become one of Iowa's best Nurses - join the Nursing team at Iowa's
only comprehensive academic medical center, University of Iowa
Hospitals and Clinic (UIHC). As a three-time winner of the Magnet
designation for excellence in nursing services by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program--, UIHC
offers you the opportunity to advance your nursing skills. Work in
an environment where your co-workers are committed to excellence,
education, and innovation. We are dedicated to providing evidence
based, family-centered care while working and learning with a full
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 expectations.
--- 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 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
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 Nursing Recruitment 319-356-2285
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background
REFERENCES: Five professional references will be requested and
required at a later step in the recruitment process.
- 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
- 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.
- A high tolerance for negative, potentially violent behavior is
- Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date
of hire. Desirable Qualifications
- Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Masters Degree in Nursing is
- If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active
enrollment in a BSN program is desirable.
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