Surgical Technician/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The primary responsibilities for these positions include: Pass surgical instruments in operating room. Maintain strict sterile field, assist/perform surgical case counts. Obtains necessary supplies/instruments for such cases and checks for completeness and working order. Opens room independently or in conjunction with the circulating nurse (depending on case complexity). Sets up and maintains sterile field until the patient exits the room. Maintains a neat and orderly sterile field during each case. Passes instruments to surgeons, anticipating needs. Monitors for breaks in sterile technique and takes corrective action when identified. Performs counts in accordance with policy.




Job Title
Surgical Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number
NR04377

Working Title
Surgical Technician/UK Good Samaritan

Department Name
H6300:Perioperative Services

Work Location
Lexington

Grade Level
07

Salary Range
$15.11-22.74/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

HS



Required Related Experience

0



Required License/ Registration/Certification

Graduate from accredited program or LPN with at least 10 years in a Surgical Technician role or UKHC employee who is already in a Surgical Technician role as of 09/17/2016



Physical Requirements

The essential functions for include 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, the hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.



Shift

7a-3:30-pm; primarily day shift with call and lates required.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Ability to scrub a variety of surgical cases



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology or one year of directly related Operating Room experience as a surgical technician



Deadline to Apply
08/16/2017

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.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a graduate of an accredited program of Surgical Technology?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have as a surgical technologist.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Are you currently certified or eligible to be certified as a surgical technologist in the state of Kentucky?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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