Advanced Practice Provider/PRN


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H1040 ESH Admitting & Registration Serv
United States of America



The Advanced Practice Provider ESH (APP) functioning within acute care psychiatric hospital setting works in collaboration with, and is an integral member as a multidisciplinary health care team.

The APP functions primarily in the inpatient psychiatric setting managing the care of acute and chronically ill patients. The APP is generally on a service aligned team and manages the day to day patient care from step down to discharge.

The APP may also play a role in the psych admissions process on the ESH campus.

The APP has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice and education and has a responsibility for ensuring an environment of a safe quality care.

The APP demonstrates an advance level of medical and nursing 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.

Minimum Requirements


Master's Degree of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.

For Nurse Practitioner applicants, active Kentucky Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.

For Nurse Practitioner applicants, a Psychology Mental Health certification is required.

For Physician Assistant applicants, a current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification and active Kentucky Physician Assistant (PA) license.

Employment is contingent upon verification of credentials as required by state law and University policies.

The employee shall become familiar with HIPAA regulations and do their utmost to protect all protected health information (PHI)

Mission, Vision & Values: LIVING DIRECT: Diversity, Innovation, Respect, Compassion, Teamwork