Job Information

University of Utah Advice Nurse in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 01/16/2024

Requisition Number PRN37444B

Job Title PS Clinical Nurse

Working Title Advice Nurse

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Variable Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm as needed.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00848 - Pediatric Administration

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $32.14 - $45.67

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology in the University of Utah School of Medicine has an opening for a part-time, experienced Advice Nurse. The Advice Nurse is responsible for telephone communication with pediatric cardiology patients and their families. It is incredibly important that they are able to interpret the request and critically think how to triage next steps on behalf of the patient and their families to provide the best care plan moving forward possible.

The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Excellenthealth care coverage (https://www.hr.utah.edu/forms/lib/SummaryComparisonEmployeeHCP.pdf) at affordable rates
  • 14.2% retirement contributions (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/retire\_401aPlan.php) that vest immediately
  • Generouspaid leave time (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/paidLeave.php)
  • 11 paid Holidays per year
  • 50% tuition reduction (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/tuition.php) for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Flex spending accounts (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/fsa.php)
  • Free transit on most UTA services
  • Employee discounts on a variety of products and services including cell phones & plans, entertainment, health and fitness, restaurants, retail, and travel
  • Professional development opportunities

Additional benefits information is available atwww.hr.utah.edu/benefits (https://benefits.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/78/2023/04/Summary-Comparison-2023\_OE-only.pdf)

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Respond to all incoming calls from patients, parents, physicians, dentists, pharmacies, social agencies, and schools. Issues are either resolved by a nurse with cardiologist consultation, if necessary, or sent to appropriate cardiology staff. The Advice Nurse will be responsible for patient/parent calls including topics such as:

o Medication discussions

o Explanation of diagnosis

o Cardiac physiology

o Care of chronically ill child

o Triage of medical problems

o Referral to primary care provider

o Referral to ED

o Telephone management of the ill child until medical care can be accessed

o Handle all prescription refills, including some insurance prior authorizations that are received via prescription message line or fax

  • Prepare routine written communication for cardiologists such as school care plans, cardiac clearance for medical procedures, Make a Wish, etc.
  • Monitor and observe care of patients receiving Coumadin or Lovenox treatment including medication adjustments, patient teaching prior to discharge, and weekly to monthly follow-up on lab data.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

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

Preferences

  • Previous pediatric cardiology experience in an inpatient setting ( primary children’s CICU experience)
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Strong intrapersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

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