Nursing Operations Administrator/UKHC

Job description

The University of Kentucky HealthCare Enterprise (UKHC) is seeking a Nursing Operations Administrator. The duties of this position relate to our commitment to provide quality, safe, patient and family centric care to our patients and the people of Kentucky and beyond. This position supports the Assistant Chief Nurse Executive to whom it reports through ensuring, on a 24-hour per day basis, that safe, effective nursing care is given to patients in this area.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Job Title
Nursing Operations Administrator/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Director of GS Inpatient Nursing and Medicine Service Line

Department Name
H6100:Nursing Admin and Support

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects 50lbs and above; occasionally standing and/or walking with objects 25lbs and above ; intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); and effectively communicating both verbally and in writing with patients, caregivers, and staff at all levels.


Primarily days, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. As an exempt level position, additional and on-call hours will be required to meet business needs.


The ideal candidate will possess excellent clinical nursing experience with knowledge of professional nursing theory; have direct patient care experience; have the ability to lead and direct others toward goal setting and attainment, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; will have demonstrated strong analytical and qualitative research experience; be well organized; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; have outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); have above average customer service skills; have strong ability to engage and motivate others; possess active listening skills; and have a thorough understanding of resource and employee management.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

MSN with administrative focus and 5 years of nursing management 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. * Do you have a current Kentucky Registered Nurses license or are you eligible to obtain one by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • 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





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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/13/2018
    Application Due: 3/19/2018
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