University of Utah Health Care

  • Abdominal Transplant Program Nurse Manager

    Requisition Number
    Employment Type
    Work Schedule
    M-F 0800 - 1630
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    Patient Care?
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care 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 Care 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

    This position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling all aspects of the assigned department's internal and external customer service, human resource and financial management operations. The incumbent acts as a catalyst between the department and its customers and staff to ensure continuity and quality of service and care.

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


    • Essential Functions

      Job Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities
      • Performs to required standards for job specific responsibilities and technical competencies.
      Talent Management
      • Hiring, training, developing, and communicating with staff.
      Financial Management
      • Responsible for developing, monitoring and achieving budget goals.
      • Manages labor and non-labor expenses to budget or flex budget.
      • Manages revenue to budget to maximize potential revenue.
      • Responsible for patient satisfaction scores within assigned area(s).
      • Responsible for upholding PROMISE standards of direct reports and team members.
      • Responsible to achieve quality goals for assigned area(s).
      • Manages and promotes continuous process improvements in assigned area(s).
      Performance Management
      • Responsible to provide staff feedback on performance, including on-time appraisals and coaching.
      • Responsible to deal with conflicts in a proactive manner and to reach resolution in a timely manner.
      Building Relationships
      • Forms positive relationships with staff, peers, and senior leadership to support the mission, vision, values, and performance standards of the organization.
      • Actively engages staff with updates and news as well as involving staff in decisions and work teams. Provides feedback and recognition when appropriate.

      Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

      • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
      • Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
      • Knowledge of assigned department's area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors.



    Licenses Required

    • 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. If not changing state of practice to Utah, current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in a state covered by the Interstate Compact.
    * Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.


    • Bachelor's of science in Nursing.
    • Three years of nursing experience.

    Qualifications (Preferred)


    • Master's degree in nursing.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

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

    • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Occasionally this position may be required to provide patient care and may need to exert up to 100 pounds in pushing, pulling, or moving objects such as medical equipment or in providing medical care to patients. When providing patient care, they be be exposed to infectious diseases or be required to function around prisoners or behavioral health patients..

    Physical Requirements

    Listening, Sitting, Speaking, Standing


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