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University of Utah Health Clinical Nurse Coordinator in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care 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 Care 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.

Unit Description: Our Maternal Newborn unit provides services to low and high risk postpartum mothers, and serves as a transfer center for surrounding states which exposes our team to many different types of rare and extremely high-risk diagnoses. Our unit has earned the Baby-Friendly USA (BFUSA) designation. As a team member, you rotate through Maternal Newborn, Women’s Special Care, and the Intermediate Care Nursery units to gain experience with different populations. You get to be part of some of those treasured moments and memorable experiences with families and their new baby. This is an extremely rewarding field of nursing.

Bed Size: 31



  • Assists with the management of the department which involves input in performance evaluations, interviewing, hiring, counseling employees and administration of the budget.

  • Supports and facilitates operational alignment with organization goals and strategies under the supervision of the Nurse Manager/department leadership.

  • Responsible for the coordination of quality improvement initiatives.

  • Coordinates staff education and development in coordination with the department manager and/or educator as appropriate. This may include conducting in-services, staff development programs and orientation.

  • May be responsible for the scheduling of department staff.

  • Investigates incident reports on patient care safety and counsels staff accordingly.

  • May function as a preceptor.

  • Serves as a resource to external contacts and hospital staff in coordinating the repair and replacement of instruments and equipment.

  • Maintains inventory of specialized items and ensures items are available.

  • Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.

  • Performs professional staff nursing functions.

  • Performs professional staff nursing functions to maintain clinical expertise to support departmental operations. A minimum of 2 clinical staff nurse shifts per month is required but may be greater based upon the needs of the department.

  • May be required to take weekend/night/holiday administrative call on a regularly scheduled basis as mutually determined with the nurse manager.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care to the population served.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated teaching and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to function calmly and competently in high stress situations.

  • Ability to balance clinical and management responsibilities.


Qualifications Required

  • Two years general nursing experience.

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month 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.


  • Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department._

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

  • One year of directly related experience in an area of specialty is preferred.

  • 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.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases and may be required to function around prisoners or behavioral health patients.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 41506

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule 36 Hour work weeks

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes


State UT

Department UUH IPC 23A MNBC/WSC

Category Women and Children's Health

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.