Adv Practice Provider/Inpt/Nights/UKHC

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Job Title:

Adv Practice Provider/Inpt/Nights/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Critical Care APP - Nights

Department Name:

MG300: Anesthesiology

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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:

Pushing, pulling, lifting, standing, sitting. Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods. Repetitive motion.



Job Summary:

The Department of Anesthesiology-ICU is seeking an APP/Inpatient/Night Shift (APP).

The APP works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team. The APP functions as a member of the primary medical management team during the night shift.

The successful applicant will have the exemplary ability to assess health status; perform and document a complete medical history and physical examination for critically ill patients; order and collect data for diagnostic procedures; coordinate daily rounds with multidisciplinary medical and surgical teams; and provide continuity of care and strategic planning within the critical care service.

Applicants should have exemplary diagnosis skills and abilities. This includes collaborating with multidisciplinary medical and surgical teams in making diagnoses of acute and complex acute conditions, managing diagnostic tests through ordering, interpretation, performance, and supervision, formulating differential diagnoses by priority, and diagnosing complications and ordering appropriate interventions.

The successful applicant will have exemplary ability to formulate, implement, and modify plan of care as needed. This includes identifying expected outcomes from diagnosis, and formulating and documenting a plan of care to address complex acute and critical care needs.

Responsibilities also includes utilizing evidenced-based practice guidelines or protocols in an individualized, dynamic plan of care that can be applied across the continuum. It would further include prescribing diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions both pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic and surgical, managing further diagnostic tests through ordering, interpretation, performance, and supervision, performing advanced procedures consistent with privileges and competency validation including line and tube placement and removals.

Applicants should have exemplary ability to practice professionally and provide excellent customer service. Experience or specialized training in an intensive care setting is preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Acute Care certification and/or eligibility preferred.
Critical care experience 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.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time