Surgical Technician/UKHC

Job description

Responsibilities include: desk duties, which include chart maintenance, answer patient call lights, answer phones and assist visitors' needs, keep medical forms stocked, entering orders in hospital computer system. Keep desk and chart area clean, assist triage area which includes checking machines and equipment; cleaning beds; transfer patients and check patients in. In the labor and delivery room responsibilities include: setting up delivery tables; infant warmer; patient emergency equipment and supplies; assist with vaginal, C-section deliveries and recovery; patient care duties including taking vital signs, Inputs and outputs, and will also function as scrub tech in labor and delivery room.

Job Title
Surgical Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Surg Tech/OB Department

Department Name
H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

high school

Required Related Experience


Required License/ Registration/Certification

Graduate from accredited surgical tech program or LPN with at least 10 years in a Surgical Technician role or UKHC employee who is already in a Surgical Technician role as of 09/17/2016

Physical Requirements

The condition of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, the hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments. This job may require lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling which is considered “heavy work” (i.e. exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, and 25-50 pounds of force frequently); as well as standing, walking, and sitting for long periods of time


Must work three, 12-hour shifts, 7am-7pm OR 7pm to 730am with some weekend and holiday shifts required


must be able to scrub for and assist with a variety of surgical cases

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

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. * Please rate your working knowledge of surgical operating systems.
    • None
    • Limited
    • Basic
    • Moderate
    • Advanced
  2. * Are you a graduate of a surgical technolology program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please select the answer that best describes your paid employment experience assisting a surgeon(s) in the operating room.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Are you currently employed at UK HealthCare Chandler or Good Samaritan Hospitals?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 8/12/2018
    Application Due: 8/17/2018
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