Job Information

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

Open Date 07/12/2021

Requisition Number PRN26895B

Job Title PS Nurse Practitioner

Working Title PS Nurse Practitioner - Inpatient Rehab

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40-45

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Shifts will be scheduled M-F. 1-2 weekends per month may be expected.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00251 - Physical Med & Rehab - Oper

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 90,000-115,000, commensurate with experience

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The NP/ APRN role provides care and treatment to patients on the Inpatient Rehabilitation unit.

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.

Responsibilities

1. Be a key team member with physiatrists, residents, consult physicians, and nursing staff.

2. Assess the physical condition of neurologic patients (stroke, traumatic brain, and spinal cord injured) by performing oral and physical examinations.

3. Work in an interdisciplinary team environment with physicians and other team members (nursing and therapists) by developing daily treatment plans based on patient status.

4. Participate in quality improvement activities.

5. Order and evaluate diagnostic tests, with the assistance of attending physicians, to identify and assess the patient’s clinical condition and related health care needs.

6. Initiate and/or recommend therapeutic treatment and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy.

7. Complete medical records and accurate documentation of patient care.

8. Work with hospital resources (social workers, discharge planner, etc.) in counseling patients, families, and significant others about the health care continuum options upon discharge from the Rehab Unit.

9. Assist on-call physician with coverage of 1-2 weekends per month.

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.

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

Required

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

Preferred

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.

Disclaimer

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.

Preferences

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

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) 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.