University of Utah Job Description
This position is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety and well-being of all patients throughout the organization. Plans, directs, coordinates and evaluates all intradepartmental and interdepartmental activities. The incumbent is responsible for all on-site administrative decisions in the absence of the administrative team. Seeks input from the administrator-on-call and other members of the management team as indicated. The incumbent participates in the development, implementation, and revision of hospital policies and procedures. This position supervises employees or processes by coordinating and overseeing work assignments. This individual participates in the interview process as well as assesses, develops and provides training for new and existing employees. This position has the authority to determine appropriate training needs and initiate disciplinary action. This position may be required to provide direct patient care as needed by area of assignment. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. 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.
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.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate 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.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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