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University of Utah Health Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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 serves as a consultant, clinician, licensed independent practitioner, and educator within the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. This position demonstrates clinical expertise and in-depth knowledge in the care and education for neonatal conditions and problems. This position serves as an educator to nursing staff, nurse practitioner students, and patients’ families. This position also serves as a consultant to pediatric interns and neonatology fellows. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses, plans and prioritizes clinical care needs for all patients in the NICU.

  • Demonstrates ability to perform clinical privileges as defined on University of Utah Health Hospital and Clinics Neonatal Nurse Practitioner clinical privileges application.

  • Coordinates and evaluates the clinical treatment of patients with attending neonatologist on a daily basis.

  • Collaborates and makes referrals to consulting medical services to provide treatment for patients in NICU.

  • Functions as a resource and preceptor for nurse practitioner students in training.

  • Functions as a resource and consultant for residents and neonatology fellows during their NICU rotations.

  • Provides antenatal consultation and education to families in labor and delivery that will require NICU services.

  • Provides clinical summary and review of patient medical history to referring community providers upon discharge.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

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

  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to function as an educator to NICU staff.

  • Ability to provide care to high risk neonatal-perinatal patients and their families.

  • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Current APRN and Controlled Substance licenses in the State of Utah.

  • Current National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) instructor or provider status.

  • Current DEA license with a Utah practice address.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Master's degree in Nursing with emphasis in neonatal practitioner/clinical specialty.

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 the position may be required to function around behavioral health patients.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

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EEO Statement

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.

Requisition Number 44284
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Night
Work Schedule Monday through Friday, Saturday, Sunday
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.

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