Advanced Practice Provider I/UKHC

Job description

This position will work as a member of the High BMI/Healthy Weight Clinic within Pediatric Specialty Clinic to provide care and coordination of care to children and adolescents who have been referred to the team as a result of various increased risk factors, weight-related concerns, or general healthy weight guidance.

Clinical expectations will be full time in nature, with a proctoring period to be determined by supervising faculty; with clinics occurring Monday - Friday, excluding holidays.

The APP will provide direct patient care, patient and family education, participate in quality improvement projects, including but not limited to protocol development, Pediatric Obesity Initiatives and programs.

This position will also be involved in community education, professional development, research and scholarly activities, providing education to APP students as well as students of allied health fields.

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Advanced Practice Provider I/UKHC

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Required Related Experience

No experience required.

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)

Employment is contingent upon the
University's verification of credentials
as required by state law and University

Physical Requirements

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


Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Potential for extended evening hours until 7:00 p.m. based upon demand and volume.


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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

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 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 indicate your amount of paid work experience during which you were responsible for providing medical care oversight in a pediatrics setting providing direct patient care as an APRN or PA-C.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Do you have experience working with obese children/adolescents.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you interested in being part of a team involved in community outreach and education?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please indicate your paid work experience with research activity involvement.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  7. * 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
  1. Curriculum Vita





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Posted: 7/13/2018
Application Due: 7/20/2018
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