Adv Gastro Technical Specialist/UKHC

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


This position will assist the physician (gastroenterologist, pulmonologist, and/or surgeon) in general and advanced endoscopy procedures with a high degree of efficiency; position and transport patients; prepare the procedural rooms using clean and aseptic techniques; maintain supplies and materials; maintain certification requirements; actively participate in goals of the work unit; and demonstrate excellent customer service. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) certification due within 2 years of hire date.




Job Title
Adv Gastro Technical Specialist/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE12025

Working Title
Adv Gastro Specialist Technician

Department Name
H3090:Diagnostic Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
07

Salary Range
$15.11-22.74/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

AA



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

Required Related Experience

0



Required License/ Registration/Certification

SGNA certification within 2 years of hire



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

3-12 hour shifts M-F with some call and holiday requirements.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

The ideal candidate must be proficient in basic and advanced endoscopy procedures; have direct patient care experience; excellent attention to detail; exceptional planning and organizational skills; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to solve routine problems and manage resources; and have experience with materials/resource management. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) certification due within 2 years of hire date.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Associate's degree from an accredited surgical technologist program and 1-2 years of related 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. * Describe your endoscopy or other related work experience relevant to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please indicate your years of endoscopy experience.
    • 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. * Do you have a current Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you currently certified or eligible to be certified as a surgical technologist in the state of Kentucky?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you were responsible for direct patient care in a hospital setting.
    • 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, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * 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
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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