Advanced Practice Provider II/UKHC

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Job Title:

Advanced Practice Provider II/UKHC

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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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 Nurse Practitioner applicants, Acute Care certification is preferred.

For Physician Assistant applicants, current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification and active Kentucky Physician Assistant (PA) license.

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

Physical Requirements:

The employee in this position sees patients in all areas of the medical center every day.
Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.


As assigned

Job Summary:

The Advanced Practice Provider II (APP) functioning within the acute care hospital setting works in collaboration with, and is an integral member of, a multidisciplinary health care team. The APP functions primarily in the inpatient setting managing the care of patients, obtaining patient histories (including anesthesia and surgical history) on inpatients requiring surgical intervention, and performs physical exams pertinent to patients’ history and anticipated anesthesia needs.
Other duties include: obtains physician endorsement for diagnostic work-ups based on anesthesia protocols, orders and evaluates appropriate diagnostic studies based on patient history and protocols, generates medical diagnoses based on evaluation of assessment data, identify and refer patients who require medical intervention to attending anesthesiologist, obtain appropriate medical consults, and discuss options and document assessment data.

The APP has a strong foundation in evidence-based practice and education and has a responsibility for ensuring an environment of safe quality care. The APP demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical and technical competency, sound clinical judgment, professionalism as it relates to interpersonal and general communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and takes responsibility for ongoing professional development and competency validation.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Exemplary medical knowledge.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

For Nurse Practitioner applicants, active Kentucky APRN license with ACNP or AGACNP certification

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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.




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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time