Job Information

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


Open Date 11/20/2023

Requisition Number PRN36978B

Job Title PS Nurse Practitioner

Working Title PS 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

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00847 - Hematology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 82,000-110,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) chosen for this position will provide care to our hospitalized patients primarily on our inpatient hematology service, with cross-coverage responsibilities on our inpatient BMT service. This dynamic and challenging position requires excellent communication and collaboration skills. The NP will work with a high level of autonomy as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team to provide care to patients with complex hematologic malignancies who often also possess a wide range of comorbidities and internal medicine complications. Schedule is variable but will include days, weekends, and swing shifts.

The Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ) is an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and is part of the University of Utah Health Care system, serving cancer patients throughout the Intermountain West. The Institute sits in the foothills of the spectacular Wasatch Front Mountains, overlooking the Salt Lake Valley. Huntsman Cancer Institute’s guiding principle is to provide excellent patient focused care through a united effort.

The position of the Hematology NP at the Huntsman Cancer Institute is critical to ensuring that the mission and values of University of Utah Health Care is exemplified in every interaction with our patients in the Heme/ BMT Program. 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.


The essential functions of this position include (but are not limited to):

• Conduct comprehensive assessments, diagnose, order, and interpret diagnostic tests.

• Initiate or recommend pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies within scope of practice.

• Provide patient and family education.

• Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.

• Performs selected invasive procedures for therapeutic and/or diagnostic reasons within scope of validated competence.

• Complies with medical records policies regarding the complete and accurate documentation of patient care initiatives.

• Participation in quality, patient experience and efficiency improvement activities.

• Meets with patients, families, and significant others about health and illness, with the goal of promoting ongoing health maintenance.

• Evaluates, plans, implements, and re-evaluates the care of individuals requiring emergency measures.

• Actively supports the Division and Program initiatives and goals.

• Works with Directors of Advanced Practice and Heme/ BMT Medical Director to formulate a plan for professional development.

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.


Type Benefited Staff

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.

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