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Registered Nurse

Company: University of Utah
Location: Provo
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

**Open Date** 03/22/2021

**Requisition Number** PRN25598B

**Job Title** PS Clinical Nurse

**Working Title** Clinical Nurse--Provo

**Job Grade** UGR

**FLSA Code** Nonexempt

**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** 00238 - Dialysis Program

**Location** Other

**City** Provo, UT

**Type of Recruitment** External Posting

**Pay Rate Range** $23.20-$42.25

**Close Date**

**Open Until Filled** Yes

**Job Summary**

This position is responsible for delivering professional nursing care to patients by utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status; implements clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms; and develops, implements and evaluates patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes and ensures a safe and therapeutic environment.

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.

"This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the work site if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms."

**Responsibilities**

Identifies, assesses and diagnoses problems through patient assessment and interactions; and evaluates actual or potential patient health problems.

Assesses, plans and implements interventions for solving patient care problems.

Formulates care plans for specific patients and documents the nursing process in patients record.

Evaluates patient response to interventions and modifies plan of care as needed to achieve health care goals.

Develops and participates in educating patients, their families, or significant others about post discharge care programs.

Initiates patient care meetings with the health care team to revise the plan of care as the patient's condition warrants.

Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.

Provides guidance and direction to members of the health care team to ensure quality patient care.

Keeps current on advances in nursing care by participating in educational programs.

Orients and educates new staff in nursing techniques and departmental procedures.

Provides and oversees direct patient care in accordance with established nursing protocol and physicians'orders.

Utilizes knowledge of medications, procedures, infection control, and safety precaution; and initiates appropriate interventions in crisis situations.

Participates in total quality management to positively effect patient and system outcomes to improve care.

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.

**Minimum Qualifications**

Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah or equivalency required. *If licensed in a compact state a Utah State license must be obtained within 90 days of hire.

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or must obtain one within one month of hire required.

Strong organizational and leadership skills as well as demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

Some positions may require additional certifications such as Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS ), Pediatric Advanced Life Support ( PALS ), or Neonatal Resuscitation Program ( NRP ) within one year 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.

Care is appropriate to the population served.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

**Preferences**

**Type** Benefited Staff

**Special Instructions Summary**

This position is located at the Provo Dialysis Center in Provo, UT

**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._

Keywords: University of Utah, Provo , Registered Nurse, Other , Provo, Utah

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