PS Nurse Practitioner
Job posting number: #7181688
Posted: September 22, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary
This position provides primary care and treatment to a group of patients in a clinic or hospital unit. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.
Assesses the physical condition of a group of patients by performing physical examinations and obtaining medical histories.
Formulates the medical plan and prognosis based on patient’s condition.
Consults with physician(s) regarding patient health care plans and treatment.
Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess the patient’s clinical problems and health care needs.
Performs selected invasive procedures for therapeutic and/or diagnostic reasons within scope of validated competence.
Initiates and/or recommends medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatment and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy.
Complies with medical records policies regarding the complete and accurate documentation of patient care. Initiates and maintains required records and legal documents.
Participates in quality improvement activities.
Counsels patients, families and significant others about health and illness, and promotes health maintenance.
Evaluates, plans, implements, and re-evaluates the care of individuals requiring emergency measures.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
Demonstrated clinical competence and in-depth knowledge of specialty area.
Demonstrated leadership, teaching, research and communication skills.
Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.
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.