Enterprise Clinical Peer Review Specialist/UKHC

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Job TitleEnterprise Clinical Peer Review Specialist/UKHCRequisition NumberRE24405Working TitleEnterprise Clinical Peer Review SpecialistDepartment NameH4007:Chief Medical OfficeWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level14Salary Range$81,328-137,717/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements

Sitting, standing, and/or walking for extended periods of time; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50 lbs.


Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with occasional nights and weekends per departmental needs.

Job Summary

UK HealthCare is transforming the peer review process. The Enterprise Clinical Peer Review Specialist will report to the Medical Staff Affairs Associate Director and collaborate with the Chief of Medical Staff together with medical staff and hospital leaders. This position will also work with other healthcare professionals in implementing peer review initiatives designed to develop goals and objectives to improve quality of care and meet state, federal, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies’ requirements.

This position will play an essential role in successful implementation of the peer review process. The ideal applicant will have significant experience with medical records review, data extrapolation and report building. Direct collaboration with clinical and administrative stakeholders will be critical to provide, define and prioritize needs in accordance with UK HealthCare goals and objectives. This role is in a meticulous, fast-paced and continuously evolving work environment. The ability to be objective, multi-task, be proactive, prioritize, and consistently follow standard operating processes is crucial.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate of an accredited nursing program, have a strong clinical background with more than one year of recent clinical experience, possess effective interpersonal skills, have ability to work at least 40 hours per week (Monday through Friday) and be available to work extended hours as situations arise.

Specific Request 1: Current applicable/related certifications. (Optional)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

• Strong analytical skills and effective negotiation abilities.
• Effective interpersonal skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

• Graduate of accredited nursing program.
• Strong clinical background with more than one year of recent experience.

Deadline to Apply09/10/2020University 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. * 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
  2. * Please choose the response that best describes your amount of paid, full-time clinical nursing experience.
    • 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
  3. * Please indicate your years of paid work experience in a nursing leadership role.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  4. * Please describe your paid, full-time nursing leadership experience within a hospital setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate your years of experience ensuring an organization meets accreditation and regulatory standards.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  6. * Briefly describe your accreditation and regulatory standard experience in a healthcare setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please describe your employment experience as it relates to this position. Include specific details regarding your work with peer review initiatives or similar projects; medical records reviews; data extrapolation; and/or report building.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * 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)

  9. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * 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 DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Specific Request 1




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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 9/19/2020
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