Nursing Care Tech/On-Call/ 6 Main (Med-Surg Orthopedic)/UK Good Samaritan Hospital
Nursing Care Tech/On-Call/ 6 Main (Med-Surg Orthopedic)/UK Good Samaritan HospitalRequisition Number:
H6110:Acute CareWork Location:
Lexington, KYSalary Range:
$14.00/hour base rateType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
On CallRequired Education:
High schoolRequired Related Experience:
Must have one or more of the following:
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)
3.) Experience as a military medic
4.) Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (EMT)
5.) active LPN license
6.) Nursing Care Technician (NCT) competencies through continuous employment in a NCT role at University of KY, plus AHA BLS CPR.
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.
On-Call. Hours are variable between days, evenings, nights with some weekend and holiday requirements. Preferred candidates will be able to work a variety of shifts. Candidates are required to work a minimum of 36 hours per month to maintain employmentJob Summary:
On Call Nursing Care Techs, 6 Main UK Good Samaritan work one on one with the Registered Nurse (RN) to complete delegated tasks and provide direct patient care such as: obtain vital signs, phlebotomy, documentation, assist with ADL’s (activities of daily living), order and stock supplies, respond to patient call lights, unit orientation, and patient admission, transfer and discharge.
Positions may also involve moving patients from bed to wheelchair or stretcher, or stretcher to treatment/surgical tables. Handling of specimens and delivery to labs and preparation of patients for surgical procedures may also be required.
The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing prompt, compassionate, and patient centered care in a collaborative, team-oriented work environment. This dynamic environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the teams of physicians to increase communication, follow through, and enhance patient outcomes and satisfaction. This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
The ideal candidate will be compassionate, honest, trustworthy, and have a strong work ethic. Must enjoy working in a team and also be able to take direction and communicate effectively with staff, patients and their family
members. In addition, must also be confident and enjoy working in a fast
paced environment. Knowledge of CPR and basic concept of abnormal vital sign parameters is a must. Candidate will also need strong organizational, prioritization, basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the Internet.
Previous experience as a nursing care tech strongly preferred. Good communication skills, dependability.
Previous experience as a NCT preferred, or completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Class/Clinical. Must be fully available to attend orientation classes as well as unit orientationsDeadline to Apply:
01/28/2021University 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.