Nursing Assistant/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Transport Nursing Assistant is a member of the nursing team and works under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager and the Charge Nurse. Information gained from patients, patients' records, other nursing staff members, or other department staff members is highly confidential.

The Transport Nursing Assistant will support the movement of patients throughout the clinical system. The Transport Nursing Assistant will be responsible for assisting in lifting and transporting patients using proper body mechanics, safe operation of equipment, and use of a computer tracking program. The transporter will treat all customers and clinical staff with respect and courtesy. Responsibilities also include organizing, tracking, and storing of equipment. Appropriate infection control practices will also be followed.

Job Title
Nursing Assistant/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Hosptial Transport

Department Name
H3280:Command Center

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects 50lbs and over; regularly standing and walking with objects up to 25lbs; occasionally sitting at a computer workstation for long periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); regular risk of back injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients; occasional exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes, radiation, and blood borne/air borne pathogens; and occasionally dealing with combative or violent people.


12A-8A with weekends and holidays as required.


The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail; basic computer usage skills; organizational skills; the ability to follow instructions; the ability to work independently; strong safety and cleanliness awareness skills; and have the ability to lift, push, and/or pull 50lbs and over.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Previous healthcare experience and CPR certification 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. * This position requires lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects over 50 pounds. Can you meet this requirement with or without reasonable accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of customer service experience do you have working with patients, doctors, nurses, etc.?
    • 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. * Briefly describe your PAID experience working with patients or patient transport.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have patient care experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * 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
  6. * 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
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter


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