Advance Practice Provider-Gastroenterology

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Job Description:

This position is accountable for the provision of patient care and other activities as permitted by licensure and defined within Credentialing and Privileging documentation (hospital), Credentialing and Scope of Practice (Medical Group), Consultation and Referral Plan (DOPL) or other similar documentation as appropriate. As part of that patient care, this position is accountable to: deliver optimal patient care through effective clinical practice; education of the patient, patient’s family, clinical staff, and others; consultation with other healthcare providers; and maintain current knowledge regarding options for optimal patient care and outcomes.

This Advanced Practice Provider will be a vital member of Avenues Gastroenterology Specialists. We are an established team of physicians and APPs, that diagnose and develop treatment plans for each patient based on the latest research and studies.

The APP will provide care exclusively in our outpatient clinic. It is anticipated they will see a variety of GI patients, for both new evaluations and follow up care. The APP will commonly providing care for the following conditions and symptoms.

Conditions frequently seen by our team:
GERD/acid reflux
IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)
Crohn’s disease
Ulcerative colitis
Liver disease/hepatitis
Peptic ulcer disease
Celiac disease/gluten sensitivity
Gallbladder disease

Symptoms commonly addressed:
Abdominal pain
Blood in the stool
Biliary strictures

Avenues Gastroenterology is located in the heart of the Salt Lake metro area. This area is within an hourxe2x80x99s drive of nine world-renowned ski resorts and within a dayxe2x80x99s drive of five national parks. Along with these recreational attractions, there are many cultural and sporting events; including performances by the Utah Symphony, Ballet West and Pioneer Theater Company as well as a renovated theater that offers Broadway plays. The Sundance Film Festival and the Park City Art Festival are nationally recognized events held in nearby communities. The NBAxe2x80x99s Jazz, ECHL Utah Grizzlies hockey, the Salt Lake Bees, a triple-A baseball team, and Real Salt Lake City, a major league soccer team, all represent Salt Lake City.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: Salaried, commensurate with experience
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes!
  • Shift Details: Full time, Hours worked will fall during regular business hours (Monday-Friday), no weekend or holiday shifts are anticipated

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).
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Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (Credentialing requirement).
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Eligible for State Controlled Substance License II through V.
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Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V.
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BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.
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Other certification as required (e.g. ACLS, PALS, TNCC, NRP).

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree or higher.

Applicable certification from a recognized certifying organization such as American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Applicable experience as defined by position leadership.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Anticipated job posting close date:



Avenues Physician Tower

Work City:

Salt Lake City

Work State:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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

$53.77 – $82.97

We care about your well-being xe2x80x93 mind, body, and spirit xe2x80x93 which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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