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Nursing Care Tech/On-Call/ED

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Nursing Care Tech/On-Call/ED
Requisition Number DU10435
Department Name H3100:Emergency Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $16.20/hour
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 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 or PCT 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
This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; and standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; occasionally requires standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds and/or working in confined spaces. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, radiation, burns, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and/or combative/violent people
Hours are variable between days, evenings, nights with some weekend and holiday requirements. Must work a minimum of 36 hours/month. Preferred candidates will be able to work a variety of shifts. This position requires the ability to do orientation of up to 40 hours per week on any shift for the first 3-4 weeks of employment This position will also require that the employee float as needed between UK Chandler ED and Good Samaritan ED.
Job Summary
The Nursing Care Technician in the ED is a member of the team who is responsible for patient care, patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. The NCT performs the duties for which they are trained, including providing comfort measures for the patient and notifying the RN when any change in the patient’s condition occurs.

*The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Previous experience as a nursing care tech strongly preferred.
Good communication skills, dependability, customer service
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Previous experience as a NCT preferred, or completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Class/Clinical. Must be able to attend orientation classes as well as unit orientations
Deadline to Apply 04/03/2023
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: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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