Staff Nurse - Hemodialysis Outpatient (90%) (Grinnell, IA)

$54,077 - $87,001 yearly
  • University of Iowa Health Care
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA, USA
  • Aug 12, 2021
Full Time Nursing

Job Description

Qualified candidates may be eligible for a minimum sign-on incentive of $5,000 based on years of experience! Duties to include:

  • 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 precautions

     

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: 90% 

Location: Grinnell, IA 

Pay Grade: 52 - https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/plan

Qualifications

Education:

  • 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

Required Qualifications:

  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire
  • 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.
  • Minimum of 1 year recent medical/surgical RN experience is required.

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.
  • Previous RN Dialysis and IV cannulation experience is desired.
  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures is desired.
  • Experience with Gambro Phoenix dialysis machines is desired.

Schedule

Mon, Wed & Fri. 12 hour shifts. Dialysis Unit Manager responsibilities (monthly meetings on Tuesdays)