The critical care Advanced Practice Provider (APP) works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team.
The critical care APP generally functions as a member of the ICU medical management team. This is often within a designated intensive care unit where the APP manages the critical care aspects of the assigned patient's intensive care stay from admission to transfer. In some service lines, the critical care APP may perform the coordination of care from ICU to discharge.
The critical care APP has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice and education and 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.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
For Nurse Practitioner applicants, active Kentucky Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.
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.
For Nurse Practitioner applicants, a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification is preferred.
For Physician Assistant applicants, 2 years of paid experience working in a NICU or completion of 1 year of a NICU Physician Assistant Residency Program is preferred.
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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