Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC

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Job Title:

Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC

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Working Title:

Pediatric Transport RN/Rotating Shifts

Department Name:

H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs

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Required Education:

ADN is required

Required Related Experience:

4 years related experience is required with 3 years in NICU or PICU setting

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Active Kentucky RN license, Temporary Work Permit (TWP), or active compact state RN license that is in good standing and American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid for at least 6 months after employment date. Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification, ACLS certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification, and Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) certification are required within the first 3 months of employment. Advancement to Gold Level in the Nursing Professional Advancement Program and attainment of advanced certification in Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Nurse.

Physical Requirements:

Must maintain weight at or below 215 pounds


Must be able to work three 12-hour Day or Night Rotating shifts/week, will also be required to work some weekends and holidays. (Shifts are 7a-7p; 9a-9p and 7p-7a)

Job Summary:

Neonatal/pediatric transport is a complex, highly organized, dynamic process that requires highly skilled personnel with the ability to act independently away from the protected environment of KCH. Patient outcomes are optimized by stabilization and expedient disposition of patients to definitive care. This position also provides guidance, education and expertise to nursing staff in any pediatric area so better recognition and response to patient care issues, improved quality of care, and opportunity for development of critical thinking skills can be achieved. The outreach education provided by this position to referral facilities ensures a collegial relationship and enhances outcomes.
The Neonatal/Pediatric Emergency Transport Nurse is responsible for inter-facility transport of children from newborn to 18 years of age via ambulance, helicopter, and fixed wing aircraft.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Assessment, communication, organization

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing-BSN preferred. Three years experience as a registered nurse in a Neonatal and/or Pediatric Critical Care setting preferred. Previous transport experience is preferred but not required.

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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: 3/3/2021
Application Due: 3/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time