APP Psychiatry ESH/UKHC

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Posting Details Job Title APP Psychiatry ESH/UKHC Requisition Number RE43902 Working Title APP Psychiatry ESH Department Name MG345: Psychiatry Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 15 Salary Range $95,056-185,848/year Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education MSN for Nurse Practitioners or BS for Physician Assistants Click here for more information about equivalencies: Required 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 xe2x80x93 Friday 8:00am xe2x80x93 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? No Preferred Education/Experience N/A Deadline to Apply 02/25/2024 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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