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Advanced Practice Provider- Critical Care at Saint Joseph Hospital (PA-C or APRN)

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group


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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Pulmonology
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80

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Requisition ID 2023-312714 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 8:00 a.m. Remote No Category Nurse Practitioner
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CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group is searching for an advanced practice provider to join our critical care team in growing their comprehensive program. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant should demonstrate 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. Works directly and in collaboration with the Pulmonary/ Critical Care Medicine team.

Opportunity Details:

  • Excellent base salary with productivity bonus
  • CME allowance and additional time off
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k and 457(b) plans with company contribution
  • comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance/tail coverage
  • 501 (c) (3) income based student loan forgiveness eligible
  • EPIC- electronic health record system integrated throughout all our KY hospital and practice locations

CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health includes 275 providers delivering quality care to patients across 88 locations in central and eastern Kentucky. Our full service network delivers a variety of Primary Care Services including Family Internal Geriatric and Pediatric Medicine in addition to several specialties to deliver custom care based on the unique needs of our patients.


-Obtain and preform history and physical examinations

-Record and interpret pertinent data (i.e., labs, diagnostic studies, discharge summaries, progress notes, etc.)

-Write orders under supervision of a licensed physician

-Formulate and implement treatment plan for acute illness management in collaboration with the designated primary supervising physician and/or attending back up physician(s).

-Assess patient for change in status and institute appropriate interventions. Initiate necessary emergency interventions to stabilize patient.

-Participate in multi-disciplinary rounds.

-Maintain communication with patients and families regarding ongoing medical care and supportive needs.

-Perform technical skills and other medical acts as delegated by the supervising physician when hospital requirements have been satisfied such as central lines, thoracentesis, and intubations.

-Serve as a resource for nursing staff and other members of the health care team.

-Actively participate in conferences and presentations as well as other staff education including but not limited to quality improvements initiatives as directed.

-Preform assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.

-Report any unsafe activities to supervisor in a timely manner, including conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees patients and visitors.

-Perform other related duties as required.


- Nurse Practitioner requires a Master's degree in Adult Care Advanced Practice Nursing.

-Physician Assistant must complete Physician Assistant program and must be Certified.

-Candidate must be appropriately licensed as and NP/PA or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of KY as appropriate.

-At least one year of inpatient medicine or ICU experience preferred.

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