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University of Kentucky APP CC Pulmonary Inpatient/UKHC in Lexington, Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleAPP CC Pulmonary Inpatient/UKHC
Requisition NumberRE43891
Working TitleAPP CC Pulmonary Inpatient
Department NameMG315: Internal Medicine
Work LocationLexington, KY
Grade Level15
Salary Range$95,056-185,848/year
Type of PositionStaff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
MSN for Nurse Practitioners or BS for Physician Assistants
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Required Related Experience
1 yr
Required License/Registration/Certification
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification (ACNP) or Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C)
Physical Requirements
on occasion, may lift objects up to 50 lbs

8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday. Other days and hours as needed
Job Summary
The Critical Care APP functions within the Medical ICU areas and is an integral member of a multidisciplinary health care team. The APP functions primarily managing critically ill adults and serves as a resource throughout UKHC for intensive care interventions.

The Medical ICU APP functions primarily managing critically ill adults and serves as a resource throughout UKHC for intensive care interventions. The APP is generally on a service aligned team and manages the day-to-day patient care of the critically ill patient while in the ICU. In some instances, the APP may have responsibilities for this same patient population as they return for follow up in the outpatient setting. The APP also may play a role in the admissions process including ICU triage.

The APP has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice and education and has a responsibility for ensuring an environment of safe quality care. The APP demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical and technical competency, sound clinical judgment, professionalism as it relates to interpersonal and general communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and takes responsibility for ongoing professional development and competency validation.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
ACNP, AGACNP, PA-C with ICU Experience
Deadline to Apply05/27/2024
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all - identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  1. Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Nurse Practitioner or eligible to obtain license within the next nine months, or are you currently certified as a Physician Assistant by the (NCCPA) National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or eligible to obtain certification within the next nine months? (In order to be eligible, applicant must have graduated from an accredited program or be scheduled to graduate within six months of the application.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. For Nurse Practitioner applicants, do you have a current certification in Acute Care, or are eligible to obtain this by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I am a Physician Assistant
  3. Please describe your Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant experience as it relates to this position and indicate which license you hold.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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