Nursing Care Technician/On-call/6North

Job description

Job Title:

Nursing Care Technician/On-call/6North

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

H3080:Critical Care Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :

On Call

Required Education:


Required Related Experience:


Required License/Registration/Certification:

Have one or more of the following: 1. Kentucky Registered SRNA, for EDKY
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 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

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.


On-Call. Hours are variable between days, evenings, nights with some weekend and holiday requirements –must be available to work at least 36hrs/month. Preferred candidates will be able to work a variety of shifts.

Job Summary:

This position will serve as the Nursing Care Technician for 6 North. Primary
patient conditions consist of lung transplantation and general cardiology. This position works one on one with 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.

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
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the
Healthcare Provider valid at time of hire is required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Previous hospital experience is 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: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time