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Nursing Care Technician/On-call/Chandler 6West/6North

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Nursing Care Technician/On-call/Chandler 6West/6North
Requisition Number DU06583
Department Name H3080:Critical Care Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $12.50-$18.65
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status On Call
Required Education


Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification

Have one or more of the following: 1. Kentucky Registered SRNA, for EDKY
Registered SRNA or EMT 2.RN nursing student who has completed first
fundamental course and a clinical 3. Military Medic 4. current/active LPN
license 5. Acquired Nursing Care Technician (NCT) competencies through
continuous employment in a NCT role at University of Kentucky Plus BLS
Certification at time of hire Plus American Heart Association (AHA) Basic
Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid at time of hire is

Physical Requirements

The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis; as
well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work
may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable
patients or sharp instruments.


On-Call. Hours are variable between days, evenings, nights with some weekend and holiday requirements – at least 36h/month. Preferred candidates will be able to work a variety of shifts.

Job Summary

This position will serve as the Nursing Care Technician for 6 West/6 North. Primary patient conditions consist of lung transplantation and general cardiology. This position works one on one with Registered Nurse (RN) to complete
delegated tasks and provide direct patient care such as: obtain vital signs,
phlebotomy, documentation, assist with ADL’s (activities of daily living),
order and stock supplies, respond to patient call lights, unit orientation, and
patient admission, transfer and discharge. Positions may also involve
moving patients from bed to wheelchair or stretcher, or stretcher to
treatment/surgical tables. Handling of specimens and delivery to labs and
preparation of patients for surgical procedures may also be required. The
primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing prompt,
compassionate, and patient centered care in a collaborative, team-oriented
work environment. This dynamic environment supports collaborative efforts
among the nursing staff and the teams of physicians to increase communication, follow through, and enhance patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will be compassionate, honest, trustworthy, and have a
strong work ethic. Must enjoy working in a team and also be able to take
direction and communicate effectively with staff, patients and their family
members. In addition, must also be confident and enjoy working in a fast
paced environment. Knowledge of CPR and basic concept of abnormal vital
sign parameters is a must. Candidate will also need strong organizational,
prioritization, basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the
Healthcare Provider valid at time of hire is required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Previous hospital experience is preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/31/2020
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: 2020-03-27 Expires: 2020-06-11

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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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