Job Information

University of Utah Clinical Nurse Dialysis-Yellowstone Clinic- Rexburg ID in Rexburg, Idaho

Open Date 08/02/2021

Requisition Number PRN27169B

Job Title PS Clinical Nurse

Working Title Clinical Nurse Dialysis-Yellowstone Clinic- Rexburg ID

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00284 - Dialysis - Idaho

Location Other

City Rexburg, ID

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $23.25 to $42.25

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes and ensure a safe and therapeutic environment. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the work site if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

Identifies, assesses and diagnoses problems through patient assessment and interactions; and evaluates actual or potential patient health problems.

Assesses, plans and implements interventions for solving patient care problems.

Formulates care plans for specific patients and documents the nursing process in patient’s record.

Evaluates patient response to interventions and modifies plan of care as needed to achieve health care goals.

Develops and participates in educating patients, their families, or significant others about post discharge care programs.

Initiates patient care meetings with the health care team to revise the plan of care as the patient’s condition warrants.

Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.

Provides guidance and direction to members of the health care team to ensure quality patient care.

Keeps current on advances in nursing care by participating in educational programs.

Orients and educates new staff in nursing techniques and departmental procedures.

Provides and oversees direct patient care in accordance with established nursing protocol and physicians’ orders.

Utilizes knowledge of medications, procedures, infection control, and safety precaution; and initiates appropriate interventions in crisis situations.

Participates in total quality management to positively affect patient and system outcomes to improve care.

Problem Solving

Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

Ability to provide care to the population served.

Demonstrated leadership, human relations, and effective communication skills.

Ability to function during regularly scheduled, 12 hour, extended or alternative shifts.

Ability to display mental and emotional stamina in situations dealing with death, multiple patients, family members, etc.

Demonstrated ability to function calmly and competently in high stress situations.

Ability to deal with the hazards involved in assessing and providing care to patients.

Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.

Minimum Qualifications

Required

Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah, or obtain one within 90 days of hire under the interstate compact if switching residency to State of Utah. Must maintain current Interstate Compact (multi-state) license if residency is not being changed to Utah.

Preferred

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.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Disclaimer

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It 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.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

This position is located at the Yellowstone Dialysis Center in Rexburg, ID

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.