PS Nurse Practitioner

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Job posting number: #7087971

Posted: October 27, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Provide specialty medical services in a University Health Sciences clinic and hospital unit. The Division of Gynecologic Oncology is seeking a full-time physician assistant to work on the inpatient Gynecologic Oncology service including work as a surgical assist in the operating room as well as see patients in the clinic. The applicant will work in conjunction with attending physicians and residents on a busy oncology service.

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences 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. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids), hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences 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. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

Responsibilities
1. Takes complex medical histories on patients referred for consultation

2. Performs physical examinations.

3. Orders laboratory tests, x-rays, special imaging studies and other diagnostic procedures.

4. May perform endometrial, cervical, or vulvar biopsies, skin biopsies, other clinic procedures.

5. Assist in gynecologic oncology surgery including robotic surgery.

6. Orders and supervises the administration of blood products.

7. Reaches tentative diagnosis of medical, surgical and other conditions.

8. Develops treatment plans in conjunction with attending physicians to provide optimal patient medical management.

9. Participates in continuing medical education to include specialty and sub-specialty meetings, clubs, boards and conferences.

10. Assists in the collection of data for research projects.

11. Orders consultations and interacts with members of other specialty medical teams.

12. Participates in special projects and committee functions.

• This job description 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.

Minimum Qualifications
Required
Licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Utah.
Preferred
Certification in ACLS/BLS/NRP/ATLS may be required by your department or by privileging criteria.
Utah State prescriptive privileges.
Licensure is obtained by completing a Master’s degree in Nursing or equivalency (the only equivalency to the Master’s degree is current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner) and a National Certification which requires the successful completion of a nationally accredited examination.
UHPPM 1-56 requires that newly hired non-physician providers apply for credentialing and privileging at the time of hire.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

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.



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