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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Loan assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
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Job Description:

Advanced Practice Provider (Critical Care Medicine)

Seeking an APP to join our interdisciplinary Pediatric Critical Care team at Primary Children’s Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, with opportunity to soon also provide care at our new campus in Lehi, Utah. This state-of-the art facility will be opening in early 2024.

Our Critical Care APPs care for pediatric patients (newborn to early adulthood) in our pediatric intensive care and cardiovascular intensive care units. As the quaternary care center for pediatric care in the Intermountain West, we see a wide variety of the most severely ill and injured patients, with referrals reaching us often from as far away as Anchorage, Alaska. Our APPs work in a collaborative nature with physicians and multidisciplinary teams, while having opportunity to work at the top of their scope of licensure – participating in formulation of plans of care, conducting procedures such as ECMO, intubations, setting chest tubes, placement of mechanical circulatory support devices, among others.

As we provide care 24/7, this APP will be asked to work a rotating schedule including day, night, weekend, and holiday shifts. During respiratory season, additional shifts may be available to the provider, dependent on patient volumes and department needs. On occasion, this APP may be asked to support PICU patients at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah. No formal call requirements are anticipated.

Due to the acute and intensive nature of the care we provide, candidates must have at least two years of clinical experience in a pediatric ICU setting to be considered for this role.

A comprehensive benefits package, including CME, 401K matching, parental leave, relocation assistance, student loan assistance, and more will be provided to the selected APP.

Job Essentials

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are accountable for the provision of patient care at the top of licensure, within their scope of practice. Licensed, credentialed and privileged to perform such duties as:

  • Maintenance and promotion of health and prevention of disease;
  • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, correction, and consultation;
  • Procedures as outlined by specialty, and referral for health problems;
  • Education of the patient, patient’s family, clinical staff, and others;
  • Prescription or administration of prescription drugs or devices in accordance with a consultation and referral plan;
  • Consultation with other healthcare providers;
  • Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care;
  • Continually learning and developing for optimal patient care and outcomes.

Advanced Practice Providers may also participate in research, utilize evidence-based practice to improve quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population throughout our organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Current state license as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA). – and – Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. – and – Eligible for State Controlled Substance License II through V. – and – Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V. – and – BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers. – and – Other certification as required: PALS

Physical Requirements:


Primary Childrens at Lehi, Primary Childrens Hospital

Work City:

Salt Lake City

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$58.28 – $89.91

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