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Nursing Care Technician/University of Kentucky HealthCare/Full-Time/On-Call

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Nursing Care Technician/University of Kentucky HealthCare/Full-Time/On-Call
Requisition Number DU06582
Department Name H3270:Nursing Practice and Support Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $11.83-$17.90/hour --NEW START BASE RATE $14.00 hourly
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

High School

Required Related Experience

0

Required License/Registration/Certification

Have one or more of the following:
1. Kentucky Registered SRNA, for ED KY
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 American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid at time of hire is
required

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.

Shift

Hours of assignment may be on Days/Evenings and or Nights. Flexible shifts available.

Job Summary

This position will serve as the Nursing Care Technician serving UK HealthCare Enterprise. Patient require care with general to specific clinical conditions. 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. This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. The minimum hourly rate for this position will now be $14.00/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate’s experience.

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 BLS/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 Internet.

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

SRNA+ 2 MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE PREFERRED; however, NO experience is required.

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: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-06-11

Career Employment at UK

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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