University of Utah Nurse Practitioner in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/09/2018

Requisition Number PRN17151B

Job Title Nurse Practitioner

Working Title Nurse Practitioner

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

May vary with coverage. 1.00FTEPosition. Clinic Hours 7:30-5:00 M-F, Sat. 9:00-12:00. Some extended Tuesdays to 7:30p.m.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00306 - Student Health

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $82,860-$90,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Utah licensed Nurse Practitioner to provide primary care and education to meet the health needs of University of Utah students and their dependents.


Major Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:

Clinical Service-

1. Elicits health histories and performs physical assessments.

2. Orders and interprets laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic testing.

3. Formulates assessments and plans using evidence based practice, including prescribing medication and other modes of treatment, and referring when appropriate.

4. Plans and coordinates patient care.

5. Assesses pain and treats according to generally accepted pain management guidelines.

6. Practices with a focus on health promotion, prevention of disease, and maintenance of wellness.

7. Communicates and consults when appropriate with other nurse practitioners, physicians, and nursing staff, to ensure optimal care.

Other Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Actively participates in staff meetings and programs, including quality assurance and the Staff Advisory Committee

2. Participates inSHCcontinuing education program. (PPM9.3)

3. Adheres to currentOSHAand Employee Health Standards to ensure a safe patient and work place environment. (PPM8.21, 9.20, 9.21, 9.22)

4. Maintains currentCPRcertification (basic and/or advanced life support) and other continuing education as appropriate.

5. Maintains reliable personal attendance and punctuality to ensure a smooth, efficient clinic flow, and acts as a positive role model for otherSHCstaff.

Authority and Problem Solving:

The Nurse Practitioner will represent and abide by the missions and all policies ofSHCand the University. This position is authorized to exercise sound judgment, clinical expertise and problem-solving skills to maintain a safe, efficient, confidential, patient-friendly working 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Utah. Nationally certified as a Nurse Practitioner as required under State Law. Certification inACLS/BLS/NRP/ATLSmay be required by your department or by privileging criteria. Demonstrated clinical competence and in-depth knowledge of specialty area; and demonstrated leadership, teaching, research and communication skills are required.

Utah State prescriptive privileges preferred.

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.UHPPM1-56 requires that newly hired non-physician providers apply for credentialing and privileging at the time of hire.

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


Minimum one-year outpatient care experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

An accompanying letter of interest (cover letter) is required with this application.

Additional Information

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.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

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:




•2-step TB

•Annual Influenza

•Hepatitis B for some jobs

Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.