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Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem, PRN

University of Utah
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 24, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem, PRN

Job Summary

The University of Utah College of Nursing seeks nurse practitioners to provide health care at a variety of practice sites including but not limited to: Juvenile Justice and Youth Services (JJYS), RedMed Employee Health, Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake City, Summit County Health Department and other locations.

This position is within the College of Nursing's Practice and Community Collaboration. We are a dynamic team of providers who are committed to excellence, innovation, and mentoring future nurse practitioners. We practice in a variety of settings, and enjoy a large degree of self-determination. Most clinics are open during the day, M-F. Our JJYS medical clinics are open 5-7 days a week but providers only work weekdays. Evening and weekend call may be required. We manage our own patient panel, but as part of a supportive team, we often collaborate.

•Perform a comprehensive physical examination to identify the normal and abnormal changes associated with health, injury and /or disease states.
•Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic procedures and tests, as indicated by the history and physical examination, for acute and common primary care conditions.
•Develop differential diagnoses on the basis of clinical and laboratory data.
•Differentiate common primary care problems and other deviations from normal. Recognize emergency situations and initiate emergency care/triage.
•Provide for general health needs of patients, including health promotion, maintenance, and restoration. Initiate health promotion and disease prevention strategies that consider the individual’s age, developmental status, disability, culture, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
•Provide individualized client teaching and counseling in respect to current identified problem, disease states and social/cultural situation.
•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.
•Functions as preceptor for undergraduate and graduate students.
•Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
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.


Special Instructions

Requisition Number: PRN14512N
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary: May vary by need. Minimum 2 shifts/month. Primarily weekdays.
Location: Other
Pay Rate Range: $60.32 hour
Close Date:
Open Until Filled:

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