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Staff Nurse/Ambulatory/UKHC

Job description



The Staff Nurse Ambulatory/UKHC serves as a member of the Pediatrics healthcare team to enhance support for patients, families, providers and staff in the Forensic Pediatrics program at UK HealthCare. The Staff Nurse Ambulatory in Forensic Pediatrics is critical to providing direct patient care to children who have suspected abuse/neglect and ensuring they receive the necessary nursing care and medical support to help them thrive. This person will work closely with the clinic Social Worker, providers and DCBS on suspected abuse and medical neglect referrals and will be required to testify in court on behalf of the information obtained through forensic interviews and investigation. This nurse will be required to complete specific training on physical and sexual abuse and serve as an expert in this field. SANE certification is preferred.




Job Title
Staff Nurse/Ambulatory/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE15627

Working Title


Department Name
7H674: Pediatrics-Forensics

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
09

Salary Range
$19.66-31.20/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

ADN



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

Required Related Experience

No experience required.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

Registered Nurse



Physical Requirements

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



Shift

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm and additional hours as necessary based upon crisis situations.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Registered Nurse



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience working with children in a Pediatric healthcare setting. Experience with forensic medicine is a plus.



Deadline to Apply
09/19/2018

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. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience providing nursing care.
    • 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. * Please indicate your paid employment experience working directly with children and their families.
    • 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. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience providing patient care to children with suspected abuse and neglect.
    • 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
  6. * Do you have a current SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) certification for forensic nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * 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)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • 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
  2. Writing Sample

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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 9/20/2018
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