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
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.
West Pavilion 5 Acute Care (WP5)
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.
Meet our CNO
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.