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Patient Care Manager/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Patient Care Manager/UKHC
Requisition Number NR08086
Working Title Patient Care Manager/ Pediatric Cardiac ICU/ Kentucky Children's Hospital
Department Name H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 14
Salary Range $81,328-137,717/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

3 years related experience is required

Required License/Registration/Certification

Active Kentucky RN license or active compact state license that is in good standing. American Heart Association Basic Life Support(BLS) certification valid for at least 6 months after employment date.

Physical Requirements

This position will require the ability to occasionally lift, push, and/or pull 50-100lbs; sitting/standing at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; repetitive motion; risk of injuries from use of equipment on the job; occasional cuts, punctures, bloodborne/airborne pathogens; and occasionally dealing with combative/violent people.


Primarily Monday-Friday days shift with 24 hour accountability for units.UK hospitals operate on a 24-hour, 7-day a week basis. As an exempt level employee, shift will vary and include days, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays per departmental needs.

Job Summary

The primary responsibilities are to provide for the safe, effective, and efficient care of the patient as well as to direct the business, technical and nursing support activities of the Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU (PCICU). This individual is responsible for management of daily operations within the PCICU as well as active collaboration and participation in the administrative and clinical leadership functions for the Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program. Assumes 24 hour accountability for planning, supervising and evaluating the care of patients and nursing practice.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Communication and work life balance
Fiduciary Responsibility
Conflict Resolution
Management of Resources
Evaluation of Staff Performance
Customer Service
Problem Solving
Establishes unit standards, policies and procedures

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience in Pediatric Intensive Care or Cardiothoracic ICU strongly preferred. Satisfactory experience in at least one area of nursing to which person will be responsible is required. Prior management experience and
MSN preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/10/2021
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.


Posted: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-05-30

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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