UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Staff Nurse - Stead Family Children's Ho in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Job's Title: Staff Nurse - Stead Family Children's Hospital L9 (Pediatric Medical Surgical)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. iCharacteristic 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 departme