Nursing Assistant - Medical Surgical Oncology Unit (4JPP) - 100% Days

  • University of Iowa Health Care
  • John Pappajohn Pavillion (JPP)
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full Time Nursing

Job Description

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Nursing Assistant 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.

Percent of Time: 100%
Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm
Location: John Pappajohn Pavillion (JPP)
Rotations: Holiday Rotation
Salary: $29,941.92/year to commensurate
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

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Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions.

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

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

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 veteran.