Job TitlePS Nurse Practitioner
Working TitleNurse Practitioner, Catheterization Lab
Patient Sensitive Job Code?Yes
Standard Hours per Week40
Full Time or Part Time?Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday - Friday, variable hours.
VP AreaU of U Health - Academics
Department00849 - Pediatric Cardiology
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Type of RecruitmentExternal Posting
Pay Rate Range$85,072 - $126,552
Open Until FilledYes
The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner to join the cardiac catheterization team. If you are interested in being part of a division whose mission is to improve the lives of children with congenital heart disease, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package with excellent health care choices, retirement plans and paid leave time. Current benefit information is available at www.hr.utah.edu/benefits. Mutual respect and appreciation are highly valued within the Department of Pediatrics.
Direct Patient Care Functions:
1.Assesses the physical condition of patients before and after cardiac catheterization by performing physical examinations and obtaining medical histories.
2.Formulates the medical plan and prognosis based on patient's condition.
3.Works closely with catheterization physician(s) regarding patient health care plans and treatment.
4.Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess the patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
5.Initiates and/or recommends medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatment and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy.
6.Counsels patients, families and significant others about health and illness, and promotes health maintenance.
7.Evaluates, plans, implements, and re-evaluates the care of individuals requiring emergency measures.
8.Coordinates care for patients at Primary Children's Hospital and the University of Utah Hospital.
9.May be called upon to assist with catheterization procedures at PCH and the U of U.
10.May be called upon to see clinic patients along with a catheterization physician when available.
1.Complies with medical records policies regarding the complete and accurate documentation of patient care. Initiates and maintains required records and legal documents.
2.May be involved in initiating changes and training other providers on the electronic medical record.
3.Participates in quality improvement activities.
4.Oversees patient identification and follow up of several ongoing clinical device trials.
5.Participates in catheterization lab data collection for research studies.
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.
Previous experience in pediatric cardiology.
Applicants will be screened according to preferences.
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.
To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.