University of Utah Health Nurse Practitioner - Neonatal/Pediatric - NICU in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview:

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care 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. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position provides primary care and treatment to a group of patients in a clinic or hospital unit.

This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

RELOCATION AVAILABLE

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses the physical condition of a group of patients by performing physical examinations and obtaining medical histories.

  • Formulates the medical plan and prognosis based on patient's condition.

  • Consults with physician(s) regarding patient health care plans and treatment.

  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess the patient's clinical problems and health care needs.

  • Performs selected invasive procedures for therapeutic and/or diagnostic reasons within scope of validated competence.

  • Initiates and/or recommends medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatment and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy.

  • Complies with medical records policies regarding the complete and accurate documentation of patient care. Initiates and maintains required records and legal documents.

  • Participates in quality improvement activities.

  • Counsels patients, families and significant others about health and illness, and promotes health maintenance.

  • Evaluates, plans, implements, and re-evaluates the care of individuals requiring emergency measures.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated clinical competence and in-depth knowledge of specialty area.

  • Demonstrated leadership, teaching, research and communication skills.

  • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

Qualifications:

Qualifications

Required

  • Licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Utah.

Qualifications (Preferred):

Preferred

  • PNPs with Post Masters education and NCC certification in the Neonatal specialty are welcome to apply.

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification.

  • Certification in ACLS/BLS/NRP/ATLS may be required by your department or by privileging criteria.

  • Utah State prescriptive privileges.

  • 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.

  • UHPPM 1-56 requires that newly hired non-physician providers apply for credentialing and privileging at the time of hire

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases and may be required to function around prisoners or behavioral health patients.

Physical Requirements:

Non Indicated

Requisition Number 25692

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Rotating

Work Schedule 12 hours, nights and weekends included

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UUH IPC 23A NBICU

Category Advanced Practice Clinicians

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.