Advanced Practice Provider (APP) - CVICU - NP, PA, RPA, Code-T Job at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY

Job Description

University of Kentucky Healthcare is looking for passionate Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to join our Cardiovascular ICU team . If you're excited about managing critically ill patients, thrive in a collaborative environment, and have a strong foundation in evidence-based practice, we want to hear from you! Embrace a role that offers professional growth, hands-on experience, and the chance to be part of a supportive, inclusive community.

Take the next step in your career and apply today!

**Job Description**

Join Our Team as a Cardiovascular ICU Advanced Practice Provider!


  • Education : MSN for Nurse Practitioners or BS for Physician Assistants
  • Experience : 1 year (critical care experience preferred)
  • Licenses/Certifications : APRN certification with ACNP certification (within 6 months) or PA-C

Role Overview:

  • Setting : Adult ICU, primarily night shifts
  • Team : Integral part of a multidisciplinary team working closely with anethesiology physicians
  • Responsibilities :
  • Manage critically ill adults
  • Oversee patient care from ICU to discharge and follow-up
  • ICU triage and admissions
  • Maintain high standards of evidence-based practice and safety
  • Advanced clinical knowledge and skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting, pulling, pushing, standing, walking, and sitting

Professional Development:

  • Shifts : 6 clinical shifts, with additional shifts compensated at market rate
  • Development : 1 professional development shift per pay period
  • Continuing Education : $4,000 and 80 hours of leave


  • Patient assessment and care
  • Formulating differential diagnoses
  • Referrals and consultations
  • Diagnostic test management
  • Line placement and maintenance
  • Specialty consultation
  • Evidence-based care planning
  • Code-T Responder

Community and Inclusion:

  • The University of Kentucky promotes a diverse, inclusive, and healthy work environment.
  • Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and minorities to apply.


  • Pre-employment screenings may include a background check and/or drug screen.

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Job Tags

Shift work, Night shift,

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