University of Utah Nurse Practitioner in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 04/11/2018
Requisition Number PRN07980N
Job Title Nurse Practitioner
Working Title Family Nurse Practitioner
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week Variable
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
Schedule will be dependent on department needs. Clinics are typically open Monday thru Friday from 0700 to 1900 and some Saturdays from 0800-1700. Shifts may range from 4-12 hours as negotiated
Is this a work study job? No
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00987 - CON CLINICAL AFFAIRS &FAC PRAC
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $44.50 per hour
The NP/APRNrole provides primary care and treatment to patients, Provision of clinic services may occur through Juvenile Justice Services, Cognitive Disorders, Employee Health Clinics, and others.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
oPerform accurate comprehensive health history, review of systems and physical examination, concluding with diagnosis and treatment.
oPerform a comprehensive physical examination to identify the normal and abnormal changes associated with health, injury and /or disease states.
oOrder, perform, and interpret diagnostic procedures and tests, as indicated by the history and physical examination, for acute and common primary care conditions.
oDevelop differential diagnoses on the basis of clinical and laboratory data.
oDifferentiate common primary care problems and other deviations from normal. Recognize emergency situations and initiate emergency care/triage.
oProvide for general health needs of patients, including health promotion, maintenance, and restoration. Initiate health promotion and disease prevention strategies that take into account the individual’s age, developmental status, disability, culture, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
oProvide individualized client teaching and counseling in respect to current identified problem, disease states and social/cultural situation.
oPerform other duties as assigned
As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.
1.Assesses the physical condition of a group of patients by performing physical examinations and obtaining medical histories
2.Formulates the medical plan and prognosis based on patient’s condition.
3.Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess the patient’s clinical problems and health care needs.
4.Evaluates, treats and coordinates care related to work injuries
5.Complies with medical records policies regarding the complete and accurate documentation of patient care. Initiates and maintains required records and legal documents.
6.May participate in clinical studies and clinical trial protocols
7.Participates in quality improvement activities.
8.Counsels patients, families and significant others about health and illness, and promotes health maintenance
9.Evaluates, plans, implements, and re-evaluates the care of individuals requiring emergency measures.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Utah. Nationally certified as a Nurse Practitioner as required under State Law. Certification inACLS/BLS/NRP/ATLSmay be required by your department or by privileging criteria. Demonstrated clinical competence and in-depth knowledge of specialty area; and demonstrated leadership, teaching, research and communication skills are required.
Utah State prescriptive privileges preferred.
Licensure is obtained by completing a Master’s degree in Nursing or equivalency (the only equivalency to the Master’s degree is current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner) and a National Certification which requires the successful completion of a nationally accredited examination.
Care is appropriate to the population served.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Minimum 1 year FamilyAPRNexperience preferred
Spanish speaking preferred
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according to CDC standards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:
•Hepatitis B for some jobs
Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:•MMR•Tdap•Varicella•2-step TB•Annual Influenza•Hepatitis B for some jobsLimited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.