Operating Room Assistant/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assists Nursing team; opens sterile supplies; holds instruments and extremities; handles equipment and supplies with aseptic technique; runs errands; obtains supplies, and blood/pharmacy products; efficiently communicates; maintains patient confidentiality; transports patients by bed, wheelchair, and/or stretcher; involves pushing, pulling, and lifting patients and objects less AND greater than 100 pounds; ensures Patients ID badge is correct and secures patient belongings; performs OR turnover duties, including cleaning OR tables, mopping floors, changing trash, and changing linens; and assists with inventory counts.




Job Title
Operating Room Assistant/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE12007

Working Title
ORA

Department Name
H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
04

Salary Range
$11.06-16.27/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

HS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

1 yr



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



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

Days/Evenings and/or Nights with some holidays, weekends and call.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

The ideal candidate will have: ability to follow directions; excellent organization skills; great attention to detail; customer focus; and exceptional communication skills.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Previous hospital experience preferred.



Deadline to Apply
10/17/2017

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. * How many years of experience do you have dealing with patients?
    • 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
  2. * How many years of experience do you have working in a hospital?
    • 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. * How many years of experience do you have cleaning hospital equipment?
    • 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
  4. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised?
    • UK Jobs Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Print Advertisement
    • On-line/Media Advertisement
    • Military Connection Advertisement
    • Job Fair
    • LinkedIn/Institute for Diversity
    • "I'm Interested" page on Nurse Recruitment website
    • Facebook
    • CareerBuilder
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Other


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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