Open Date 06/02/2021
Requisition Number PRN26376B
Job Title PS Clinical Nurse
Working Title Clinical Nurse--Desert Valley
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 20
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00320 - Dialysis - Nevada
City Mesquite, NV
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $23.20-$42.25
Open Until Filled Yes
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.
This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required
on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations.
Employees hired into this category will be required to be
physically located at the work site if they are healthy and without
COVID -19 symptoms.
Identifies, assesses and diagnoses problems through patient
assessment and interactions; and evaluates actual or potential
patient health problems.
Assesses, plans and implements interventions for solving patient
Formulates care plans for specific patients and documents the
nursing process in patient's record.
Evaluates patient response to interventions and modifies plan of
care as needed to achieve health care goals.
Develops and participates in educating patients, their families,
or significant others about post discharge care programs.
Initiates patient care meetings with the health care team to
revise the plan of care as the patient's condition warrants.
Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.
Provides guidance and direction to members of the health care
team to ensure quality patient care.
Keeps current on advances in nursing care by participating in
Orients and educates new staff in nursing techniques and
Provides and oversees direct patient care in accordance with
established nursing protocol and physicians' orders.
Utilizes knowledge of medications, procedures, infection
control, and safety precaution; and initiates appropriate
interventions in crisis situations.
Participates in total quality management to positively affect
patient and system outcomes to improve care.
Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential
functions as outlined above.
Ability to provide care to the population served.
Demonstrated leadership, human relations, and effective
Ability to function during regularly scheduled, 12 hour,
extended or alternative shifts.
Ability to display mental and emotional stamina in situations
dealing with death, multiple patients, family members, etc.
Demonstrated ability to function calmly and competently in high
Ability to deal with the hazards involved in assessing and
providing care to patients.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and
development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's
status and provide care as described in the department's policies
and procedures manual.
Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the
University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be
obtained within 30 days of hire.
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. Must maintain
current Interstate Compact (multi-state) license if residency is
not being changed to Utah.
Some positions may require additional certifications such as
Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS ), Pediatric Advanced Life
Support ( PALS ), or Neonatal Resuscitation Program ( NRP ) within
one year 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
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.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
This position is at the Desert Valley Dialysis Center in
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience
working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and
possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education
for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as
minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and
protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is
extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with
University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable
accommodations in the application process will be provided to
individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race,
ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex,
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or
protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on
the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it
operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The
requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities
extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the
application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the
Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for
Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you
or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual
misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the
Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity
and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO
135 Park Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu
For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/
To inquire about this posting, email:firstname.lastname@example.org
(%email@example.com) or call 801-581-2300.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement
Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may
elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become
eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact
Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who
previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits
from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and
restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)
366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management
at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the
This position may require the successful completion of a
criminal background check and/or drug screen.