Staff Nurse - Ortho Post-Surgical Unit (3RCE)
University of Iowa
 Iowa City, IA

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 orthopedics surgical unit. Unit staff provides care for patients who experience trauma, reconstructive joint surgery, spine surgery, hand surgery, foot surgery, amputations, sports injuries, skeletal traction, and wound care.

Percent of Time: 90%

Schedule: 36 hours per week, Night shift

Rotation: 36 hours weekend every 4 weeks, rotating holidays, (unit leadership open to set days of the week; discuss during interview

Location: Roy Carver Pavillion (RCP)

Salary: $47,669.00 per year to commensurate *This does not include inpatient or shift differentials

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 the Tiffany Perkins at tiffany-perkins@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: Staff Nurse
  • Appointment Type: SEIU
  • Schedule: Part-time

Compensation

  • Pay Level: 52

Contact Information

  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Tiffany Perkins
  • Contact Email: tiffany-perkins@uiowa.edu