Overview

Job Description:

Qualified candidates with a minimum of 2 years of RN experience may be eligible for a sign-on incentive of up to $15,000!

Previous University of Iowa Health Care RNs that have left in the past 5 years, may qualify for a sign-on incentive of up to $20,000!

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Staff Nurse (RN) for the Ortho Unit (3RCE). The Ortho Unit is part of UIHC’s Medical Surgical Services (MSS) division. 3RCE is a 32-bed adult orthopedic surgical unit. Unit staff provides care for patients who experience trauma, tumor removal, reconstructive joint surgery, spine surgery, hand surgery, foot surgery, amputations, sports injuries, skeletal traction, and wound care.

Percent of Time: 70%

Schedule: 28 hours per week, Day shifts – 8 and/or 12 hour shifts between 7:00am -7:30pm (Unit leadership open to set days of the week; will discuss during interview)

Rotations: Flexible weekend scheduling, 36 hours of weekend time per 4 week schedule. Rotating holidays

Location: Roy Carver Pavilion (RCP)

SEIU Pay Plan: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/seiu-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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Education Required

  • 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 Required

  • 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, including proficiency in managing multiple databases including Microsoft Excel
  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is highly desired
  • If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active enrollment in a BSN program is desirable

A resume is required 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 Kyle Fountain at kyle-fountain@uiowa.edu.

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.

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