Job Information

University of Utah PS Nurse Practitioner - HF in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/12/2022

Requisition Number PRN30557B

Job Title PS Nurse Practitioner

Working Title PS Nurse Practitioner - HF

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

Monday – Friday (daytime shift only)

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00226 - Cardiology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $82,264 - $135,740 DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is seeking a highly engaged advanced practice provider to support an expanding inpatient cardiovascular medicine service. This position provides general medicine and cardiovascular specialty. This position will be required to order medications and procedures within their scope of practice.

  • Daytime shifts only. No call (outside of regular working hours).
  • Exact schedule TBD but anticipated to be 5 days on followed by 5 days off (including weekends and holidays), alternating with counterpart APC provider.
  • Position will include an on-boarding process involving internal medicine, general cardiology, advanced heart failure, electrophysiology, pulmonary hypertension, and interventional post-procedural management.
  • It is anticipated that the candidate will function with greater attending oversight initially, but practice with increasing independence with accrued experience.

This position is eligible for generous university benefits ( ) including; medical-dental-wellness coverage (\ wellness.php ) , an additional immediately vested14.2% of salary employer contribution (\401aPlan.php (\_401aPlan.php) ) to retirement (401a), paid leave ( ), paid holidays ( ) ,tuition assistance ( ) for employees and family, free UTA transport pass ( ) and others.

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Essential Functions

  1. Assesses the physical condition of assigned patients by performing physical examinations and obtaining medical histories.
  2. Formulates the medical plan based on patient’s condition.
  3. Consults with other providers as needed regarding patient health care plans and treatment.
  4. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess the patient’s health care needs.
  5. Orders consultations and interacts with members of other specialty medical teams.
  6. Initiates and/or recommends medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatment and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy.
  7. Complies with medical records policies regarding the complete and accurate documentation of patient care. Initiates and maintains required records and legal documents.
  8. Participates in quality improvement activities.
  9. Counsels patients, families and significant others about health and illness, and promotes health maintenance.
  10. Evaluates, plans, implements, and re-evaluates the care of individuals requiring emergency measures.
  11. Participates in continuing medical education activities.
  12. Assists in the collection of data for research projects.

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

Demonstrated clinical competence and in-depth knowledge of specialty area.

Demonstrated leadership, teaching, research and communication skills.

Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

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.


Inpatient experience valued, but not required

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are 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:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

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.