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Department Name:

M7100: AMB - Surgery/Cardiothoracic

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

LPN – Kentucky Licensure

Physical Requirements:

Requires handling of average weights or objects up to 25 pounds with some sitting, standing, or walking.


Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Job Summary:

The LPN will work as a member of the Urology Clinic. Duties will include: room patients, obtain and record vital signs; prepare patients for and assist with minor surgical procedures; perform wound care and/or suture removal. Will perform instrument disinfection, cleaning and sterilization per policy. Prepare requisitions and specimens for delivery to pathology and/or lab. At licensed provider direction communicate normal test results to patients. Obtain referrals, pre-certifications and ABNs as necessary. Perform telephone triage communicating with licensed provider for direction; triage requests for prescription refills. Schedule follow up appointments and lab appointments. Document in AEHR (Allscripts Electronic Health Record).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Customer service, multi-tasking, experience in a fast-paced environment. Medical terminology, customer service, time management, ability to multi-task, verbal and written communication skills.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

LPN license plus two or more years experience in a healthcare setting or assisting with related procedures 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: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time