Surgical Technician/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Surgical Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number:

NR09047

Working Title:

Surgical Technician/Center for Advanced Surgery

Department Name:

H3140:Center for Advanced Surgery

Work Location:

Lexington

Grade Level:

09

Salary Range:

$19.66-31.91/hour

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

HS

Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

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 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 and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.

Shift:

7:00 am – 3:30pm, some late shifts and ON CALL

Job Summary:

THE SALARY SCALE OF THIS POSITION HAS RECENTLY CHANGED. THE MINIMUM HOURLY RATE OF PAY FOR THIS POSITION IS $21.00. All rates of pay are determined by experience.

The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties for Nursing Care Technicians (Nursing Assistant); and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Furthermore, this environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the team of physicians to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Ability to scrub a variety of surgical cases.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

Certified Surgical Tech and 1 year preferred

Deadline to Apply:

04/18/2021

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: 4/10/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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