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
Bed Size: 38 Beds
Unit Description: Our West Pavilion 5 Acute Care unit (WP5) provides care for medical patients. Sepsis and DKA protocol were first piloted on the medicine units which has helped up decrease length of stay and decrease mortality in our patient population.
Our nurses are participating in the medical surgical national certification program. Our acute care helps in developing the next generation of health care professionals who have good critical thinking and time management skills. Our unit also provides an opportunity for the nurses and healthcare assistants to work with hospitalists who are patient and education focused. The dynamic patient population provides a rich ground for learning and providing compassionate high level care.
This position provides patient care at the direction of a Registered Nurse. Requiring direct contact with patients and their families as well as the performance of indirect patient care activities necessary to support patients and their environment.
This position may be required to access medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.
Meet our CNO
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.