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Med-Surg Hourly Staff Nurse

Posting ID 130478
Department Nursing Service/UIHC
Jobcode Staff Nurse
Working Title Med-Surg Hourly Staff Nurse

Hourly PRN Staff Nurse positions

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 four-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. 

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a Staff Nurse (RN) for the Medical Surgical Services Division (MSS). Our medical-surgical services represent the largest number of nursing opportunities, with more than 260 of our 811 beds assigned to medical-surgical care settings. In a recent year, our total acute admissions was just more than 36,000 with more than 230,633 acute patient days of care.

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.

Required Qualifications:

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.

License/ Certifications:

Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required by date of hire.


Desired Qualifications:

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Masters Degree in Nursing is highly desired.

If Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, active enrollment in a BSN program is desirable.

Phone: 319-467-6053
Application Instructions To apply for a PRN position, please email a copy of your resume to and put "PRN Staff Nurse" in the Subject line.
Ad Start Date 10/04/2022
Ad End Date 12/31/2022

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