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Pediatric Transport Nurse/UKHC

University of Kentucky

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Job Title Pediatric Transport Nurse/UKHC
Requisition Number NR11996
Working Title Pediatric Transport Nurse/UKHC
Department Name H3060:Children’s/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $26.00-45.70/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education ADN
Required Related Experience 4 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification Registered Nurse (RN)
Physical Requirements As a member of the Neonatal / Pediatric Transport Team, any person employed in this capacity shall maintain a body weight less than 215 lbs. Lifting, standing, riding in ambulances and helicopters.
Shift Rotating shifts including 6am-6:30p, 9am-9:30pm and 6pm-6:30am, will be required to work some weekends and holidays.
Job Summary Neonatal/pediatric transport is a complex, highly organized, dynamic process that requires highly skilled personnel with the ability to act independently away from the protected environment of KCH. Patient outcomes are optimized by stabilization and expedient disposition of patients to definitive care. This position also provides guidance, education and expertise to nursing staff in any pediatric area so better recognition and response to patient care issues, improved quality of care, and opportunity for development of critical thinking skills can be achieved. The outreach education provided by this position to referral facilities ensures a collegial relationship and enhances outcomes.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities assessment, communication, organization
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience Graduate of an accredited school of nursing-BSN preferred. Must have a minimum of three years experience as a registered nurse in a Neonatal and/or Pediatric Critical Care setting. Previous transport experience is preferred but not required.
Deadline to Apply 12/04/2023
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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