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STAFF NURSE - GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on: Friday, January 11th, 2013
Organization: University Hospital
Department: Nursing Service
Salary: $25,831.00 to Commensurate
Pay Grade: 52
Percent Time: 50% - 100%
Type of Position Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
STAFF NURSE - GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
Rotating Shifts, 8 hour shifts, Rotating Days off, Rotating Weekends.
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 two-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 interdisciplinary team.
Characteristic Duties of our Staff Nurses include but are not limited to:
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.
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.
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Masters Degree in Nursing is preferred and highly desired.
Previous RN inpatient experience and/or psychiatric nursing experience.
Online Application Options
Application Type: This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.
Cover Letter: A plain text cover letter is required.
References: References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.
Number of References: 3
To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.
Attention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.
Contact: Nursing Human Resources- Nursinghr@uiowa.edu