Job Information

University of Utah Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem, PRN in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/24/2024

Requisition Number PRN14512N

Job Title PS Nurse Practitioner

Working Title Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem, PRN

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week May vary by need. Minimum 2 shifts/month. Primarily weekdays.

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

May vary by need. Minimum 2 shifts/month. Primarily weekdays.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics


Location Other

City Other

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $60.32 hour

Close Date

Job Summary

The University of Utah College of Nursing seeks nurse practitioners to provide health care at a variety of practice sites including but not limited to: Juvenile Justice and Youth Services ( JJYS ), RedMed Employee Health, Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake City, Summit County Health Department and other locations.

This position is within the College of Nursing’s Practice and Community Collaboration. We are a dynamic team of providers who are committed to excellence, innovation, and mentoring future nurse practitioners. We practice in a variety of settings, and enjoy a large degree of self-determination. Most clinics are open during the day, M-F. Our JJYS medical clinics are open 5-7 days a week but providers only work weekdays. Evening and weekend call may be required. We manage our own patient panel, but as part of a supportive team, we often collaborate.


•Perform a comprehensive physical examination to identify the normal and abnormal changes associated with health, injury and /or disease states.

•Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic procedures and tests, as indicated by the history and physical examination, for acute and common primary care conditions.

•Develop differential diagnoses on the basis of clinical and laboratory data.

•Differentiate common primary care problems and other deviations from normal. Recognize emergency situations and initiate emergency care/triage.

•Provide for general health needs of patients, including health promotion, maintenance, and restoration. Initiate health promotion and disease prevention strategies that consider the individual’s age, developmental status, disability, culture, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.

•Provide individualized client teaching and counseling in respect to current identified problem, disease states and social/cultural situation.

•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.

•Functions as preceptor for undergraduate and graduate students.

•Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications


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


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.

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.


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.


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:

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