Position Summary: The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) hired into this position will provide part-time didactic education for assigned pediatric courses in the primary care nurse practitioner program as well as participate as an active member of the primary care faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program. In addition, the PNP hired into this position may have the opportunity to provide family-centered primary health care to a population of children from birth through adolescence; manage pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies; and participate in the care of children with other interdisciplinary health professionals.
Criteria: Graduation from an accredited school nursing with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree preferred, Master’s degree accepted. National certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is required, with additional certifications such as Family Nurse Practitioner welcomed. Current Utah licensure as a PNP with prescriptive authority required (or qualification for such is acceptable). Excellent clinical skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with patients and other members of the health care and academic team are essential. Clinical precepting / teaching experience desired.
Principal Functions and Responsibilities: Teach, advise, precept and serve as mentor to graduate students on a part-time basis. Ensure a positive learning environment.
Reporting Relationships: Individual will report directly to Division of Health Systems and Community Based Care in the faculty role and indirectly to the Program Director of the Primary Care Program and the Assistant Dean of Faculty Practice in the practice assignment.
Interested candidates should apply online at: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/33341
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