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Adv Pract Provider/Emerg Med/Nights/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Adv Pract Provider/Emerg Med/Nights/UKHC
Requisition Number RE29937
Working Title Advanced Practice Provider - Emergency Medicine
Department Name MG305: Emergency Medicine
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 15
Salary Range $95,056-162,406/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MS

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

1 yr or currently completing a formal Emergency Medicine residency program.

Required License/Registration/Certification
APRN with FNP and either enrollment/start in ACNP post master’s program within the first year of hire or obtain EDNP as soon as eligible or PA-C
Physical Requirements
Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds, or standing/walking for long periods of time.
Shift
Provide ambulatory, emergency, and urgent patient care during 4, 10-hr sessions
Job Summary
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Kentucky is currently seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to function as a night shift Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. This position will improve the capacity of the clinical practice, provide enhanced monitoring of clinically complex patients and contribute to excellence in patient care and patient satisfaction. Duties for this position include direct patient care, patient and family education, support to fast track and physician in the triage system, as well as serving as a critical member of the clinical care team. This includes: obtaining patient health histories, reviewing outside records and performing complete physical examinations, as well as documenting findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings. In addition, this position orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, and performs approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patient?s clinical status. Patient education will also be an essential function, and this position will be required to explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of therapy to patients, patient?s family, staff, and healthcare learners. In addition, this position will serve as a role model for advanced practice professional provider through conduct, appearance, communication, mutual respect, leadership, ethical decision-making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect patient, employee, and visitor safety, UK HealthCare is requiring all employees to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination policy prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of September 15, 2021, UK HealthCare requires all employees, including new hires prior to their first day of employment, to submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19 (i.e., two weeks past completing their complete COVID-19 vaccination series), or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal vaccine exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Critical care experience preferred.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
None
Deadline to Apply 09/22/2021
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.
Posted: 2021-09-15 Expires: 2021-10-16

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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