Nurse Clinical/Ambulatory/UKHC

Job description

The Nurse Clinical/Ambulatory will be responsible for providing nursing care to patients and families, as well as assisting in the development and implementation of care plans. This position will be located within the Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic.

Duties for this position include: Oversee the clinical pod and support staff, for efficient clinic operation and smooth patient flow; adherence to quality/safety/infection control principles for clinic operations; educates patients and families; researching and finding resources; and linking resources and services for families and patients. The Nurse Clinical will function as a resource to the providers and other clinic team members.

Clinic specific duties include: tasking/triaging, wound care & dressing changes, wound vac application & coordination, suture/staple removal, and provider support.

This position will also provide patient care specific to disease management/specialization of work area including: skilled assessments, care plans and care plan implementation, evaluations or clinical interventions, and patient education.

Job Title
Nurse Clinical/Ambulatory/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Nurse Clinical

Department Name
M2500:Orthopaedic Clinic

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Registered Nurse

Physical Requirements

Standing for long periods of time.


Day shift, no weekends or holidays.


Dependable, reliable, advanced telephone and in-person communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and excellent customer service. Casting/splinting/bracing skills and related knowledge preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

BSN degree preferred. Allscripts Electronic Health Record, Sunrise Clinical Manager and Ambulatory Practice Management preferred. Orthopaedic and/or Ambulatory clinic experience also 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. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience working clinically in an orthopedic service line.
    • 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. * Describe your experience with triage and tasking in an outpatient environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * 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
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Posted: 11/27/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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