Advanced Practice Provider I/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology seeks an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to provide clinical care to patients of different rheumatic conditions, with a primary focus in disorders such as joint hypermobility, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, connective tissue disease, and chronic pain syndromes.

This individual will be an integral team member and will work closely with the rheumatology physician to provide efficient, high level care to the pediatric rheumatology patient population.

The APP should have a strong foundation in evidenced-based practice and education and has a responsibility for ensuring an environment of safe quality care. Experience with evaluation and management of musculoskeletal conditions would be desirable but not required.

The APP is expected to demonstrate an advanced level of medical knowledge, clinical and technical competency, sound clinical judgment, professionalism as it relates to interpersonal and general communication skills.




Job Title
Advanced Practice Provider I/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE12014

Working Title


Department Name
7H671:PEDIATRICS-RHEUMATOLOGY/MUSCULOSKELETAL

Work Location
Lexington

Grade Level
13

Salary Range
$71,323-115,086/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

0



Required License/ Registration/Certification

For Nurse Practitioner applicants, active Kentucky Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.

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.



Physical Requirements

Requires lifting, pushing or pulling objects (children) up to 50 lbs, sitting and standing for long periods of time



Shift

Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Potential for extended evening hours based upon demand and volume.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Skills consistent with a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner; ability to work in an electronic health record.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Deadline to Apply
10/17/2017

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 backgrounds, 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 background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience providing medical care oversight in a pediatrics setting.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • 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
  1. Curriculum Vita

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