Surgical Tech Educator/On-Call/UKHC

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Job Title:

Surgical Tech Educator/On-Call/UKHC

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Working Title:

Surgical Tech Educator/On-Call/UKHC

Department Name:

H3320:Perioperative Services

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Position Time Status :

On Call

Required Education:

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

Required Related Experience:

3 yrs related experience required

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Certified Surgical Technologist; Graduate from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) accredited program of surgical technology, or LPN with at least 10 years in a Surgical Technician role, or certified as a surgical technologist or certified as a surgical technologist first assistant by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), or graduate of a military training program (validated with a DD214 or graduation certificate), or UKHC employee who is already in a Surgical Technician role as of 09/17/2016.

Physical Requirements:

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


This is on on-call position, working an average of 8 hours each week. Hours of assignment may be during the days, evenings, or nights, on any day of the week; will also be required to work some weekend, and holidays

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities for these positions include: Assisting with onboarding of new staff. Creating and maintaining schedules and onboarding new employees. Assesses and provides feedback on new employees. Assists with annual competencies and other educational programs as needed and maintains required documentation of trainings. Assists in developing and reviewing educational materials and resources. Assists in review and development of policies and procedures. Assisting with departmental level classes as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Ability to scrub a variety of surgical cases, organizing, teamwork, presentation skills. Computer skills : Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Graduate of school of surgical technology with 2 years of experience directly related to education.

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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Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time