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Posting Details Job TitleAPP Neonatal ICU/UKHC Requisition NumberRE42497 Working TitleAPP Neonatal ICU Department NameMG340: Funds Flow Pediatrics Work LocationLexington, KY Grade Level15 Salary Range$95,056-185,848/year Type of PositionStaff Position Time Status Full-Time Required EducationMSN for Nurse Practitioners or BS for Physician Assistants Click here for more information about equivalencies: Required Related Experience1 yr Required License/Registration/CertificationAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) certification or Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) Physical RequirementsStanding, sitting, occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs. ShiftSeven 12-hour shifts per 2 weeks; including weekdays, weekends, nights, and holidays (based on clinic schedule/needs) Job SummaryThe Advanced Practice Provider Neonatal ICU functions within the NICU and throughout the KCH service line and is an integral member of a multidisciplinary health care team.. The APP functions primarily in the inpatient ICU setting managing the care of acute and chronically ill neonates. The APP is generally on a service aligned team and manages the day to day patient care from ICU to 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 admission process including deliveries. 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 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. When applying, please upload any reference letters as a PDF* under Special Request 1.* Who is UK Healthcare? We are a Health Care system that puts our people first: We treat you as the individual you are, and thatxe2x80x99s what makes us who we are. We work in a team environment, where there is a sense of community pride within the team. We are proud of our people who make an impact on our community Our Neonatal Advanced Practice Providers work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary health care team. The neonatal APP functions as a member of the NICU medical management team, under the supervision of Neonatology attending physicians. The APP should demonstrate professional practice behaviors; function as a team player; actively participate in case conferences, educational lectures, staff and committee meetings; maintain continuing medical education; and keep appropriate licensure and certification current. Key Functions:High-risk deliveries and perform resuscitationNeonatal proceduresRound with multi-disciplinary teamDevelop daily plan of care, prescribe diagnostic strategies, and therapeutic interventionsManage pre/post-operative careCollaboration with the interdisciplinary health care teamCommunicate with patient/family/staff to promote continuity of careAssist with education of residents/students Highlights:State-of-the-art 90 bed Level IV NICU, regional referral centerFast-paced high acuity setting, including surgical serviceDelivery service of 2500 babies per yearApproximately 40 percent of deliveries are high-risk24/7 neonatologist coverageNo transport responsibilityFlexible self-scheduling (12 and 24 hour shifts)Will hire experienced NNPs, experienced PAs, and new NNP graduates NICU tour link: Compensation:Night shift differentialAnnual incentive bonus eligibleAnnual salary market adjustment eligibleAnnual CEU allotmentPremium pay opportunity for overtime200% retirement matchLink: #LI-SB2 Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/ExperienceFor Nurse Practitioners, 1 year of nursing experience in a NICU and completion of a NNP graduate program required. For Physician Assistants, 1 year of NICU experience or 1 year of a PA NICU Residency. Deadline to Apply02/14/2024 University Community of InclusionThe 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. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $95,056.00 – $185,848.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Relocation assistance Vision insurance Supplemental pay types: Signing bonus

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