University of Utah Health Care

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Traveler

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Traveler

Requisition Number 
26571
Reg/Temp 
Temporary
Employment Type 
PRN
Shift 
Variable
Work Schedule 
Variable
Location Name 
University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? 
Yes
City 
SALT LAKE CITY
State 
UT
Department 
UUH IPC 23A NBICU
Category 
Advanced Practice Clinicians

More information about this job

Overview

Position Summary

 

This position serves as a consultant, clinician, licensed independent practitioner, and educator within the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. This position demonstrates clinical expertise and in-depth knowledge in the care and education for neonatal conditions and problems. This position serves as an educator to nursing staff, nurse practitioner students, residents, and fellows. This position also serves as an educator to patient families.

This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Assesses, plans and prioritizes clinical care needs for all patients in the NICU.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform clinical privileges as defined on University of Utah Hospital and Clinics Privilege Application.
  • Coordinates and evaluates the clinical treatment of patients with attending neonatologist on a daily basis.
  • Collaborates and makes referrals to consulting medical services to provide treatment for patients in NICU.
  • Functions as a resource and preceptor for nurse practitioner students in training.
  • Functions as a resource and consultant for residents during their NICU rotations.
  • Provides antenatal consultation and education to families in labor and delivery that will require NICU services.
  • Provides clinical summary and review of patient medical history to referring community providers upon discharge.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an educator to NICU staff.
  • Ability to provide care to high risk neonatal-perinatal patients and their families.
  • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Current licensure as an APRN in the State of Utah.
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Certification and/or Program Instructor status.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Nursing with emphasis in neonatal practitioner/clinical specialty.
  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care. Workers in the position may be required to function around behavioral health patients.

Disclaimer

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.

The above job description reflects the general physical and mental demands and environmental conditions required to perform the essential functions for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties to this job at any time. The University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended and Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and extends reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants or employees with disabilities. A qualified applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking