Open Date 05/23/2023
Requisition Number PRN35081B
Job Title PS Clinical Nurse
Working Title Outpatient Registered Nurse – Neurosurgery Clinic (RN)
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm; some evening overtime hours may be needed; usually able to work from home one day a week
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00268 - Neurosurgery
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $34.00-$45.00; depending on experience
Open Until Filled Yes
This position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients in the outpatient clinic for the Dept. of Neurosurgery by utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes and ensure a safe and therapeutic environment. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.
This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations at least 80% of the time. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the work site during that time if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms. Options for remote work up to the remaining 20% will depend on workflow needs and training/job performance of the candidate.
1. Patient Communication/Care
2. Coordination of Care
3. Clinic Scheduling
4. MyChart Messages
6. Prior Authorizations
7. Clinical Studies/Trials/ NIH Grants (Core Job Duty of Back-up Designee)
8. Attendance in clinic with assigned providers
9. Cross-cover RN team members when they are absent
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 affect patient and system outcomes to improve care.
This job description is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah, or obtain one within 90 days of hire under the interstate compact if switching residency to State of Utah. Must maintain current Interstate Compact (multi-state) license if residency is not being changed to Utah.
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.
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.
Core job skills for department-based nursing staff
Excellent communication skills
Focus on completion of tasks
Ability to work autonomously
Liaison between many different departments/organizations
Able to provide Coordination-of-Care services
Accountability and reliability
Strong organization skills
Type Benefited Staff
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