Physician Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Lexington, KY
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • Applications have closed

University of Kentucky

Required License/Registration/Certification

For Nurse Practitioner applicants, active Kentucky Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.
For Physician Assistant applicants, current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification and active Kentucky Physician Assistant (PA) license.
Employment is contingent upon the University’s verification of credentials as required by state law and University policies.

Physical Requirements

Sitting, standing


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Job Summary

The Division of General Surgery is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to work with our Colorectal, GI and Trauma surgeons in our multi-disciplinary clinic. The successful candidate will be expected to perform procedures and care for patients both independently and assist faculty in the clinic setting. Strong clinical and communications skills are needed.
The selected candidate will have a strong foundation in evidenced-based practice and education and ensure safe quality care, while demonstrating an advanced level of medical knowledge, clinical and technical competency, sound clinical judgment, & timely and compliant documentation. This position will also demonstrate professional practice behaviors including: preceptor/mentoring, education and instruction of students, nursing staff, nurses, clinic staff, graduate and novice APPs.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience working clinical setting.
Master’s degree preferred

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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