Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Sep 2017

Posting Details

Job Title Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC
Requisition Number NR04565
Working Title Emergency Transport RN/WEPP/Kentucky Children's Hospital
Department Name H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $25.46-38.94/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Associate’s degree in Nursing (ADN)+ 3 Years NICU or PICU
experience required, Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred

Required License/Registration/Certification

Active Kentucky RN license, Temporary Work Permit (TWP), or
active compact state RN license that is in good standing and
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support
certification for the Healthcare Provider valid for at least 6
months after employment date. Neonatal Resuscitation Provider
(NRP) certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
certification, and Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC)
certification are required within the first 3 months of
employment. Advancement to Gold Level in the Nursing
Professional Advancement Program and attainment of advanced
certification in Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Nurse.

Physical Requirements

Must maintain weight at or below 215 pounds and includes lifting, standing,
riding in ambulance/helicopter.
In addition, the essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds occasionally and 25-50 pounds frequently; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.


Rotating shifts; Must be able to work two 12 hour DAY/EVENING or EVENING/NIGHT shifts (rotation 7a-730p/9a-930p/7p-730a) each weekend. This position is a Weekend Premium Plan—work 24 hours/week and receive 32-36 hours pay plus full benefits.

Job Summary

*Internal Employee Being Considered

The Emergency Transport Nurse is responsible for inter-facility transport of children from newborn to 18 years of age via ambulance, helicopter, and fixed wing aircraft. Must be competent to provide expert, high quality and
comprehensive patient care in the transport environment.

Transport nurses must have the ability to act independently using advanced protocols and procedures. Although not directly responsible for the work of other personnel the transport nurse is expected to function as a contributing team member during all activities. Attendance at regular staff meetings, transport reviews,
safety exercises and skills competency training is required.

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.

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

Attainment of a national nursing certification (C-NPT, CEPN, etc.) required
within two years of hire.
The Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Nurse
is a clinical expert with advanced skill and knowledge as a care provider.
Must have strong communication skills

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 09/25/2017
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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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