APP Pediatric Developmental/UKHC Job at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY

Job Description

Job Title:

APP Pediatric Developmental/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

APP - UK Developmental Pediatrics Clinic

Department Name:

MG340: Funds Flow Pediatrics

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

MSN for Nurse Practitioners or BS for Physician Assistants

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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C)

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements for this position include regularly sitting, standing, walking, with some pushing, pulling, and/or lifting objects weighing up to 10lbs and occasional pushing, pulling, and/or lifting objects up to 50lbs.


Monday – Friday; Clinic 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Job Summary:

This position is located off-campus in Lexington, KY at UKHC KCH Richmond Road.

As an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in the UK Developmental Pediatrics Clinic, you will be critical in diagnosing and treating neurodevelopmental disorders in children and youth. Your primary responsibilities include conducting comprehensive evaluations to identify these disorders, creating and executing tailored treatment plans utilizing evidence-based practices, and prescribing medication while monitoring its effectiveness. Collaborating closely with other pediatric and mental health providers, you’ll ensure coordinated care for patients and educate them and their families about their conditions, treatment options, and strategies for self-care.

You will be responsible for documenting patient progress, conducting follow-up appointments to evaluate treatment success, and making necessary adjustments to ensure the best possible patient outcomes. Your practice will be governed by strict adherence to legal and ethical guidelines to maintain patient confidentiality and comply with regulations and standards.

Within the UK multidisciplinary healthcare team, you will manage patient care in the clinic and potentially engage in outpatient testing groups, case management, and social work teams, contributing to a comprehensive approach to patient health. Your position demands a strong foundation in evidence-based practice and education, a commitment to providing a safe and quality care environment, and a focus on professional development and competency. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) or Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification preferred

Deadline to Apply:


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.

Job Tags

Full time, Shift work, Monday to Friday,

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