Department Name: 7H363:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - PULMONAR
The pulmonary critical care Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a member of the pulmonary critical care medical team that, under the direct supervision of a board certified critical care physician, manages a caseload of critically ill patients with complex multi-organ medical problems from admission to the ICU until transfer out of the ICU.The critical care APP has advanced medical and nursing knowledge, and specialized skill, and educational training related to the critical care setting. The critical care APP performs physical exams, collects, interprets and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders lab tests and procedures, and prescribes appropriate medications and interventions as well as formulates treatment plans. The APP communicates and collaborates with various members of a multidisciplinary medical team to provide patients with quality care.
Technical and professional knowledge, dependability, time management, and effective communication skills.
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 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.
Preferred experience in a critical care setting.
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