Nursing Care Technician/UKHC
Nursing Care Technician/UKHCRequisition Number:
NCT-7.200 Transplant/TraumaDepartment Name:
H7000:Trauma and Acute Care Surgery ServicesWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$13.58-21.83/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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No experience required.Required License/Registration/Certification:
Have one or more of the following: 1. Kentucky Registered SRNA, for ED- KY Registered SRNA or EMT 2.RN nursing student who has completed first fundamental course and a clinical 3. Military Medic 4. current/active LPN license 5. Acquired Nursing Care Technician (NCT) competencies through continuous employment in a NCT or PCT role at University of Kentucky Plus BLS Certification at time of hire Plus American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid at time of hire is required.Physical Requirements:
This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; and standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; occasionally requires standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds and/or working in confined spaces. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, radiation, burns, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and/or combative/violent people. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.Shift:
Must be able to work three 12 hour,
7:00 am -7:30 pm day shifts per week; will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.
UK Healthcare is seeking a Nursing Care Technician (NCT) to work as one of the most important team members in our top-notch facility, alongside some of the best trained nurses in the field. A Nursing Care Technician at UK Healthcare is a vital member of our healthcare team, and contributes to our mission by assisting our frontline workers during complex cases as well as those with high levels of acuity.
On a daily basis, the NCT will work one-on-one with a 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, as well as with transfer and discharge.
Nursing Care Technicians demonstrate a willingness to provide prompt, compassionate, and patient centered care in a collaborative, team-oriented work environment. UK Healthcare offers a dynamic environment that 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 while ensuring patient satisfaction.
UK Healthcare offers multiple Nursing Care Technician opportunities. We encourage you to please apply for any and all positions for which you feel qualified.
**New Starting Pay Rate** The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted. The minimum hourly rate for this position will now be $14.50/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate’s experience.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
The ideal candidate will be compassionate, honest, trustworthy, and have a strong work ethic. Must enjoy working in a team, but also be able to take direction and communicate effectively with staff, patients and their family members independently. 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 a working knowledge of the internet.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Previous hospital experience is preferred.Deadline to Apply:
04/12/2021University 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.