Weekend Option Staff Nurse - Medical Surgical Oncology Unit (4JPP) 60% Days
University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Internal Number: 22002481_1678979183
Qualified candidates with a minimum of two years of experience are eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $12,500
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Staff Nurse (RN) for the Medical Surgical Oncology Unit (4JPP). The Medical Surgical Oncology Unit is a 44-bed adult medical-surgical oncology unit and part of UIHC's Medical Surgical Services (MSS) division. This unit is part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer center and Silver Beacon Award of Excellence Unit. This unit is ranked 43rd in the nation for cancer care according to US. News and World Report. A Staff Nurse in this unit will assess patients' nursing care needs, evaluate effectiveness of care provided, and integrate nursing theory and research into clinical practice. The Unit vision is to provide expertise in quality patient/family-centered care for every patient, every time.
Why Join the Team?
The 4 JPP unit vision is to provide expertise in quality patient/family-centered care for every patient, every time.
4JPP offers an energizing and healthy work environment that allows staff to thrive and grow both personally and professionally by offering oncology-based orientation, annual oncology enrichment classes, and monthly educational inservices.
Specialty training in chemotherapy administration and oncology care
Dynamic, fast-paced environment that safely pushes your nursing skill set to the next level
Collaborative, multidisciplinary work environment dedicated to safe, quality patient care as demonstrated by daily nurse lead rounds
Work with some of the world's experts in both medical and surgical oncology.
A unit committed to the UI Department of Nursing shared governance model to promote staff nurse leadership and autonomy as well as a generous professional recognition program
Nurse Residency and Preceptor Programs for new and experienced RNs
Opportunities to precept nursing students though our Dedicated Education Unit program
Pioneer unit for compassionate, connected patient care
Aid in administration of clinical trials to enhance cancer care. At any time, Holden offers more than 300 active clinical trials.
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.
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.®
Hear what our staff has to say about our MSS division here
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
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.
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 please reach out to Kyle Fountain at email@example.com.
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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.