University of Utah Clinical Nurse in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 06/14/2018
Requisition Number PRN17503B
Job Title Clinical Nurse
Working Title Clinical Nurse
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 30-40 hours
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Generally M-F with occasional weekend rotations, which includes Saturday and Sunday shifts
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 $23 to $33 an hour
Open Until Filled Yes
This position is responsible for delivering professional nursing care to incarcerated youth in Juvenile Justice Service (JJS) facilities within theJJS/College of Nursing Contract. The incumbent must be confident in 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.
This position is responsible for delivering professional nursing care to incarcerated youth 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.
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.
Minimum 1 year of inpatient med/surg or outpatient internal medicine experience as an RN.
Ability to work independently a must. Strong skills in time management, patient triage and communication are critical to the success of this position.
Type Benefited Staff
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 qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, 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 for information.
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.