Nursing Care Tech/On-Call/PER DIEM POOL

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Job TitleNursing Care Tech/On-Call/PER DIEM POOLRequisition NumberDU06615Department NameH3270:Nursing Practice and Support ServicesWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$16/hr Base PayType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status On CallRequired Education

HS

Required Related Experience

0

Required License/Registration/Certification

Have one or more of the following:
1. Kentucky Registered SRNA, for ED- KY Registered SRNA or EMT
2.RN nursing student who has completed first fundamental course and a clinical
3. Military Medic
4. LPN

Physical Requirements

The essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push,
and pull 50-100 pounds occasionally and 25-50 pounds frequently; as well as
stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve
exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from
intractable patients or sharp instruments.

Shift

Hours are variable between days, evenings, nights with some weekend and holiday requirements. Preferred candidates will be able to work a variety of shifts.
This position requires the ability to do orientation of up to 40 hours per week on any shift for the first 6 to 8 weeks of employment This position
will also require that the employee float between UK Chandler and Good Samaritan.

Job Summary

The Nursing Care Technician in the Per Diem pool is a member of the team who is responsible for patient care, patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. The NCT performs the duties for which they are trained, including providing
comfort measures for the patient and notifying the RN when any change in the patient’s condition occurs. This position cover units at Chandler and Samaritan.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Previous experience as a nursing care tech strongly preferred.
Good communication skills, dependability

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Previous experience as a NCT preferred, or completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Class/Clinical. Must be able to attend orientation classes as well as unit orientations

Deadline to Apply09/09/2020University 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 indicate the number of paid years’ experience you have as a nursing care technician, State Registered Nursing Assistant (SRNA), EMT, Military Medic, or Cardiac Monitor Technician, in which you were directly responsible for patient care in a hospital.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * This position requires that you work days, evenings, and/or night shift including some weekends and holidays. Are you able to meet the requirements of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have one of the following options: 1.) RN Nursing student who has completed the first clinical nursing course (class and clinical) of nursing school or 2.) A valid, current Kentucky State Registered Nursing Certificate (SRNA) or 3.) Experience as a military medic or 4.) active LPN license or 5.) Acquired Nursing Care Technician (NCT) competencies through continuous employment in a NCT role at University of Kentucky or 6.) for Emergency Department positions ONLY- Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (EMT)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you currently employed as a Nursing Care Technician at UK HealthCare Chandler or Samaritan Hospitals?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
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    2. Cover Letter

     

     

     

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