As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA
University of Utah Health is the state’s only academic health care system, providing leading-edge and compassionate medicine for a referral area that encompasses 10% of the U.S., including Idaho, Wyoming, Montana and much of Nevada. A hub for health sciences research and education in the region, U of U Health touts a $356 million research enterprise and trains the majority of Utah’s physicians and more than 1,250 health care providers each year at its Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Health. With more than 20,000 employees, the system includes 12 community clinics and four hospitals — University Hospital; University Neuropsychiatric Institute; Huntsman Cancer Hospital; and the University Orthopaedic Center. For nine straight years, U of U Health has ranked among the top 10 U.S. academic medical centers in the rigorous Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, including reaching No. 1 in 2010 and 2016.
Neurosciences OR supports surgical services of multiple specialties primarily neurosurgery, and also orthopaedics, otolaryngoscopy, general surgery, and plastics services. We utilize the most sophisticated equipment, ensuring that after all procedures, patients are cared for by specialized physicians, nurses and staff. Neuroscience Center neurosurgeons have access to the latest technology for all neurological surgical procedures e.g. intraoperative MRI, Clearpoint, stereotactic surgical navigation, the Visualase-guided laser probe, etc. Neurosurgery procedures are available for all neurosurgical conditions e.g. aneurysms, arteriovenous malformation, brain tumors, carotid artery blockage/stenosis, cerebrovascular surgery, functional neurosurgery, skull base surgery, spine surgery, etc.
This position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients 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.
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.