APP Psychiatry ESH/UKHC, Lexington, Kentucky

Created 02/10/2024
Employer University of Kentucky
Reference 236679931
Country United States
State Kentucky
City Lexington
Zip 40502
Salary -

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details
Posting Details

Job TitleAPP Psychiatry ESH/UKHCRequisition NumberRE43902Working TitleAPP Psychiatry ESHDepartment NameMG345: PsychiatryWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level15Salary Range$95,056-185,848/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education
MSN for Nurse Practitioners or BS for Physician Assistants
Click here for more information about equivalencies: https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ( APRN) with Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner ( PMHNP) certification or Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C)
Physical Requirements
The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.
Shift
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, other days/times as required by department
Job Summary
The ESH Advanced Practice Provider ( APP) functioning within the acute care psychiatric hospital setting works in collaboration with, and is an integral member of, a multidisciplinary health care team.

The APP functions primarily in the inpatient psychiatric setting managing the care of acute and chronically ill patients. The APP is generally on a service aligned team and manages the day to day patient care from step down to discharge. In some instances, the APP may have responsibilities for this same patient population as they return for follow up in the outpatient setting. The APP may also play a role in the psych admission process on the ESH campus.

The APP has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice and education and has a responsibility for 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.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
N/A
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience
N/A
Deadline to Apply02/25/2024University 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 - 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 check and/or drug screen.


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Nurse Practitioner or eligible to obtain license within the next nine months, or are you currently certified as a Physician Assistant by the (NCCPA) National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or eligible to obtain certification within the next nine months? (In order to be eligible, applicant must have graduated from an accredited program or be scheduled to graduate within six months of the application.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * For Nurse Practitioner applicants, do you have a certification in Psychiatric-Mental Health?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I am applying as a Physician Assistant
  3. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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