Nursing Assistant - Orthopedic Unit (3RCE) 90% or 100% M - F Days
University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Call Centre and Customer Service

Job Info

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking Nursing Assistants for the Ortho Unit (3RCE) within the Medical Surgical Services (MSS) Division. Our Medical-Surgical Services Division is one of the largest in the hospital, with more than 260 of our 811 beds assigned to medical-surgical care settings. 3RCE is a 32-bed adult orthopedic surgical unit. Unit staff provides care for patients who experience trauma, tumor removal, reconstructive joint surgery, spine surgery, hand surgery, foot surgery, amputations, sports injuries, skeletal traction, and wound care.

We are looking seeking Nursing Assistants to perform specific tasks to assist members of the Nursing team in providing patient care under the direct supervision of Registered Nurses.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform patient personal hygiene such as bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, grooming and oral care for patients.
  • Turn, position, and ambulate patients.
  • Assist patients with bedpans, urinals, and perineal cleansing.
  • Take temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.
  • Enter daily patient record charting in computer.
  • Perform simple diagnostic/therapeutic procedures (i.e., dressing changes).
  • Clean equipment, patient bedside area and nursing unit.
  • Set up rooms for patient admission.
  • Transport patients by bed, cart, or wheelchair.
  • Transport equipment, specimens, and supplies.
  • Stock and supply patient rooms and Nursing unit.
  • Perform basic CPR as required.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and 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.®

Percent of Time: 90% - 100% (36 - 40 hours/week)
Schedule: Days Monday - Friday, 8 and/or 12 hour shifts.
Location: UIHC Roy Carver Pavilion
Merit Pay Plan:

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
  • For more information about why you should select UIHC, click here

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions.
Desired Requirements:
  • CNA
A resume is required as part of the application process.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10calendar 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 Kyle Fountain at

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: Nursing Assistant
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Level: 4
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Kyle Fountain
  • Contact Email:

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