University of Utah Clinical Nurse in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 05/14/2014

Requisition Number PRN03322N

Job Title Clinical Nurse

Working Title Clinical Nurse

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 4

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

PRNemployment – used to cover sick calls and vacations. Work hours may vary, but will be day shift, with weekend expectations, including Sunday availability

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00987 - CON CLINICAL AFFAIRS &FAC PRAC

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31.00

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for delivering professional nursing care to incarcerated youth located in Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) facilites in Weber County under theJJS/College of Nursing Contract. The incumbent will provide high quality care by utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status; implements clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms; and develops, implements and evaluates patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes and ensures a safe and therapeutic environment.

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.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for delivering professional nursing care to patients by utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status; implements clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms; and develops, implements and evaluates patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes and ensures a safe and therapeutic environment.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah or equivalency required. *If licensed in a compact state a Utah State license must be obtained within 30 days of hire.

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or must obtain one within one month of hire required.

Strong organizational and leadership skills as well as demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

Some positions may require additional certifications such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within one year of hire.

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.

Preferences

2 years RN experience required. Ability to work independently, perform patient triage, and communicate clearly with staff and providers is a must.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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: employment@utah.edu 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: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

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.