Nurse Clinician Senior/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Nurse Clinician Senior/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Wound/Ostomy Care RN

Department Name:

H6435:Wound Care

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; intermittently standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing over 50 pounds; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; working at heights above four feet; and/or working in confined spaces. Also involves some risk of injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to loud noises, radiation, cuts/punctures, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, recombinant DNA or viral vectors, and combative/violent people. Some job-related travel (less than 10% of time) may be required.


Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; also requires Saturday shift rotation every fifth week.

Job Summary:

The Nurse Clinician Senior – UKHC will serve as a wound/ostomy nurse for UK Health Care. In this position, the ideal candidate will be prepared to assess and document a patient’s skin integrity to develop a prevention/treatment plan. Once developed, this person will also be able to adequately communicate the plan and treatment to patients and staff members. The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills, a friendly caring attitude, and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally to others.

This position requires Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) certification within 24 months of hire.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Knowledge of wound and ostomy essential to this position.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Current Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) certification highly 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.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 2/16/2021
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