1+ months

Nursing Care Technician/On-Call/Trauma and Surgical Services Chandler 8th floor

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Nursing Care Technician/On-Call/Trauma and Surgical Services Chandler 8th floor
Requisition Number DU06578
Department Name H3255: PAV H-Trauma & Acute Care Surgical Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $14. hr base pay
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status On Call
Required Education

HS

Required Related Experience

0

Required License/Registration/Certification

Have one or more of the following: 1.) RN Nursing student who has completed the first clinical nursing course (class and clinical)of nursing school or 2.) A valid, current Kentucky State Registered Nursing Certificate (SRNA) or 3.) Experience as a military medic or 4.) active LPN license or 5.) Nursing Care Technician (NCT) competencies through continuous employment in a NCT role at University of KY, or FOR ED ONLY: Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (EMT).
Plus American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid at time of hire is
required.

Physical Requirements

The essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds occasionally and 25-50 pounds frequently; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.

Shift

Must be able to work a variety of Day/Evening/Night shifts – at least 36 hours / month. Some weekends and holidays will be required.

Job Summary

This position will serve as the on-call Nursing Care Technician (NCT) on the 8th Floor at UK Chandler Hospital that includes: the Progressive Care Unit on 8 South, Transplant Progressive Care Unit on 8 East, and Adult Trauma and Acute Care Surgical Services Unit on 8West. As part of the Trauma & Surgical Service Line, staff receives basic orientation and training to work in this area. Further in depth training is provided for specialty areas.
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 Internet.

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

SRNA+ 2 MONTHS OF EXPERIENCE 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.

Categories

Posted: 2020-03-27 Expires: 2020-06-10

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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Nursing Care Technician/On-Call/Trauma and Surgical Services Chandler 8th floor

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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