PS Nurse Practitioner
Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: June 17, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary
The APC in the Division of General Surgery (Acute Care Surgery and Trauma Service) provides care to patients in the University Hospital and Clinics. The provider will care for trauma patients and others in need of acute surgical evaluation (such as those with incarcerated hernia’s, appendicitis, cholecystitis etc.). The general responsibilities include evaluating patients in the ER, In-patient care, Pre-op and follow-up clinic, and other related responsibilities.
The Utah Trauma and Emergency Surgery service currently consists of 6 Attendings and 5 APCs. University of Utah is a top ranked academic medical center in quality, safety and accountability by Vizient, Inc. (formerly the University Health System Consortium). 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.
General Responsibilities may include:
Outpatient clinic 1-2 days /week.
Inpatient rounding, admitting, discharges, consults etc.
Assist in the operating room as needed. Currently 1-3 days/ month
Participate in team meetings, education conferences, special projects as required (2-6 hr/month). Please contact us with questions at : [email protected] • 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.
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.