Staff Nurse/Ambulatory/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Oct 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Otolaryngology is seeking a Registered Nurse to assist providers with in-office procedures using sterile procedure guidelines to ensure non-contamination of sterile field.

Set up appropriate surgical instrument trays. Assist Laryngologist with laser procedures, TNE and Pharyngoesophageal procedures.

Room patients, obtain vital signs, obtain full medical history, perform medication reconciliation, review of systems and other pertinent information. Chaperone visit as needed and assists the providers.

Administer injections and medications, dress wounds and incisions, interpret providers instructions and perform related tasks as directed.

Provide patient teaching in preparation for tests and/or procedures. Monitor rooms for effective use, keep rooms stocked and supplied. Oversee and assist specific areas including but not limited to HLD, telephone triage, Allergy and patient test results, appointment schedule review and all other duties as assigned.

Job Title
Staff Nurse/Ambulatory/UKHC

Requisition Number

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Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

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Type of Position

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Required Education


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Required License/ Registration/Certification

Registered Nurse

Physical Requirements

Requires handling of average weights or objects up to 25 pounds with some sitting, standing, or walking.


8:00am-5:00pm, 40hrs/wk; possibility of overtime due to clinic volumes and hours.


Word, Excel, Allscripts, SCM

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

ADN plus 3 years of related experience preferred

Deadline to Apply

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. * 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
  2. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician office practice.
    • 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. * Choose the answer which best describes your experience with an electronic or computerized medical record (EMR).
    • No experience with EMR.
    • Limited experience, just starting.
    • Experienced using EMR, not in developing.
    • Extensive experience in developing and managing EMR.
  5. * How much paid employment experience do you have with telephone triage?
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  6. * Do you have experience assisting physicians with surgical procedures?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * In what capacity have you had patient contact? For example, working in a clinic or hospital as a Registered Nurse. Please address how your work experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents