Emergency Transport Manager/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Emergency Transport Manager/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Children’s Sedation & Procedural Unit (CSPU)/Transport Manager

Department Name:

H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and over 50lbs; standing or walking with objects 10-25lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motion (such as typing); occasional exposure to loud noises, hazardous chemicals and fumes, and blood borne/airborne pathogens; occasional dealings with combative or violent people; and occasional (<10% of the time) job related travel.


Day shift with some holidays and weekends per business needs.

Job Summary:

The Manager for Neonatal/Pediatric Transport/CSPU will provide oversight with the medical directors in the clinical operations of the pediatric transport team and the CSPU.

Through leadership abilities and knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice, the Manager will set goals and objectives for the department directly related to patient care. This person will coach, counsel, and complete disciplinary action to subordinates in a supportive and timely manner. They will also set achievable plans for implementation of these goals, which will contribute to the Quality, Safety, and Service agenda for this area and the Enterprise.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will a possess clinical nursing and direct patient care experience; excellent leadership and management skills; have the ability to lead and direct others toward goal setting and attainment, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; demonstrates strong analytical and qualitative research experience; be well organized; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); above average customer service skills; strong ability to engage and motivate others; active listening skills; and a thorough understanding of resource and employee management.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s degree and at least three years of management experience 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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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time