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RN/WEPP/ECMO Specialist

Department Name:

H3080:Critical Care Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements:

Staff must be able to push/pull at least 50lbs. Staff must be able to provide excellent and efficient primary patient care in a transport setting (by ground in an ambulance, rotary aircraft or fixed-wing aircraft).


Must be available to work two 12 hour shifts every weekend (7a-7:30pm or 7p-7:30a). Must also be available for some holidays and to take call. This is a Weekend Premium Pay (WEPP) position.

Job Summary:

The position of the ECMO specialist is necessary for the safe, effective and efficient care of the patient on ECMO.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Critical thinking, attention to detail, flourishes in high pressure situations, able to effectively communicate with multidisciplinary teams.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Experience in the care of ECMO/ECLS patients strongly preferred

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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: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time