University of Utah PS Nurse Practitioner in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 06/14/2019
Requisition Number PRN21017B
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
Work Schedule Summary
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with flexibility on either end of the workday.
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00861 - Pediatric Neurology
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $85,072 - $126,552
Open Until Filled Yes
The Division of Pediatric Neurology in the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner will provide treatment and evaluation to neurology patients in follow-up visits with modest attending physician support. This is an opportunity to join an incredible team and work in a children’s hospital ranked as one of the best in the United States.
The Division of Pediatric Neurology is based at the Primary Children’s Hospital Outpatient Services building on the benches overlooking Salt Lake City. Patients are also seen at Riverton and Layton campus locations. The surrounding area offers immense cultural opportunities, year-round activities, majestic mountains, vibrant city life, and incredible outdoor opportunities. The University of Utah offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a wellness program, great benefits package, and easy access to UTA and TRAX public transportation (employees are provided with a pass paid for by the University). The Department of Pediatrics fosters a family-friendly environment. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
The Nurse Practitioner takes complex medical histories and performs physical exams; orders lab tests, imaging and electrodiagnostic studies, as well as other diagnostic procedures; monitors and adjusts medications; reaches tentative diagnoses; develops treatment plans in conjunction with the attending physician; completes dictation in a timely manner; and reviews patient and family phone messages for physicians on the electronic medical record.
The Nurse Practitioner also evaluates patients in follow-up visits; updates the history; assesses for response to treatment and side effects of medication; formulates plans for ongoing care; and discusses these plans as needed with attending physicians. Depending on division need and candidates’ interests/goals, there may be the opportunity to participate in subspecialty services (e.g. headache clinic).
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.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Utah. Nationally certified as a Nurse Practitioner as required under State Law. Certification in ACLS / BLS / NRP / ATLS may 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. 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.
Prior experience in pediatrics and/or neurology strongly preferred.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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.
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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 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.