Nurse Clinical/Ambulatory/UKHC

Job description

The Pediatrics Cardiology Clinic is seeking a Nurse Clinical/Ambulatory.

Registered nurses in the Kentucky Children's Hospital Congenital Heart Clinic provide care coordination for patients ranging from infant to adult ages with congenital heart disease. Patient conditions include pediatric cardiac disorders such as atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, Tetralogy of Fallot, atrioventricular canal, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, pulmonary hypertension, truncus arteriosus, transposition of the great arteries, pulmonary atresia, cardiomyopathies, cardiac rhythm disturbances, Kawasaki disease, and myocarditis, as well as patients requiring pacemakers or implanted cardiac defibrillator for complete artrioventricular block, sick sinus syndrome, or ventricular dysrhythmias.

The outpatient pediatric cardiology care team is comprised of ten cardiologists, two advanced practice providers, registered nurses, clinical services technicians, social worker, and sonographers.

The primary responsibilities for this position consist of patient coordination, patient education, organization and communication for interventional referrals, close monitoring of shunt dependent infants, managing medication refills and lab work for patients on anticoagulation, immunosuppressant, or pulmonary hypertension therapies, triage patient and family concerns, performing exercise stress tests with provider supervision, assisting with training and delegating duties to clinical service technicians in a collaborative work environment.

The environment supports collaboration among the nursing staff and the team of providers to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes. This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction, delegating duties to unlicensed personnel, and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

The University of Kentucky recognizes the sanctity of the relationship between the health care professional and the patient. Therefore, all UK Healthcare employees commit to providing excellent service and promoting a positive image while adhering to UK Healthcare core values; Living Direct, which encompass diversity, innovation, respect, compassion and teamwork.

Job Title
Nurse Clinical/Ambulatory/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
M3000:Peds Cardiology Clinic

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification

Registered Nurse

Physical Requirements

Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds, or standing/walking and sitting for long periods of time


Monday - Friday day shift


Basic computer knowledge, MS Windows, Word, Outlook

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Prefer candidates who have pediatric experience and also have one or more of the following: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).
BSN preferred.

Deadline to Apply

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. * 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)

  2. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * 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
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/15/2018
    Application Due: 5/29/2018
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