Advanced Practice Provider III/UKHC
The pulmonary critical care advanced practice provider (APP) is a member of the MICU critical care medical team that under the direct supervision of a board certified critical care physician manages a caseload of critically ill patients with complex multi organ medical problems from admission to the ICU until transfer out of the ICU.
The critical care APP has advanced medical and nursing knowledge, and specialized skill, and educational training related to the critical care setting. The critical care APP performs physical exams; collects, interprets and documents data; conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; orders lab tests, procedures; prescribes appropriate medications and interventions; and formulates treatment plans.
The APP is responsible for formulating History and Physical's, writing daily progress notes, transfer and discharge summaries. The APP communicates and collaborates with various members of a multidisciplinary medical team to provide patients with quality care. The APP utilizes current research findings to provide the most up to date evidence based care. The APP serves as a clinical expert and leader to nursing staff. The APP is also responsible for performing various invasive procedures, including: endotracheal intubation, central venous line insertion, arterial line insertion, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and placement of swan ganz catheters.
Advanced Practice Provider III/UKHC
MICU APP III
7H363:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - PULMONAR
Type of Position
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Required Related Experience
Required License/ Registration/Certification
For Nurse Practitioner applicants, active Kentucky Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.
For Nurse Practitioner applicants, acute care certification is preferred.
For Physician Assistant applicants, current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification and active Kentucky Physician Assistant (PA) license.
Employment is contingent upon the University's verification of credentials as required by state law and University policies.
on occasion, may lift objects up to 50 lbs
days, nights weekends
Technical and professional knowledge, dependability, time management, and effective communication skills.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Master's degree plus minimum 2 years critical care experience as either bedside RN, APRN, or PA preferred.
Deadline to Apply
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- * 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.)
- * For Nurse Practitioner applicants, do you have a current certification in Acute Care, or are eligible to obtain this by date of hire?
- I am a Physician Assistant
- * Please describe your Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant experience as it relates to this position and indicate which license you hold.
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- * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
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- Institute for Diversity in Health Management
- A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
- None of the Above
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