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Patient Care Tech/On-Call/UKHC

University of Kentucky

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Patient Care Tech/On-Call/UKHC
Requisition Number DU02554
Department Name H3140:Center for Advanced Surgery
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $11.83-$17.90/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status On Call
Required Education

HS

Required Related Experience

1 year.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

The essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and 25 to 50 pounds frequently; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.

Shift

Day shift primarily between the hours of 6am and 630pm with some late call.

Job Summary

Assist and transport patients from pre-op to the OR, from the OR to PACU I,PACU I to PACU II, and from PACU II to discharge as directed. Assist staff by retrieving nourishments for patients under Nurse supervision. Take vital signs. Perform urine pregnancy testing/ glucometer testing. Assist in ordering supplies and stocking. Run errands. Maintain and obtain needed supplies for patients, staff, and anesthesia. Provide assistance with continuous patient flow by providing center’s areas with clean, prepared stretchers and/or recliners, as necessary. Acts in accordance with the Behavioral Standards and Policies of the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. Equipment is utilized in a proper and safe manner. Utilizes chain of command to voice appropriate concerns or issues. The Patient Care Technician will greet designated patients, using customer-friendly approach, preoperatively and postoperatively; initiate appropriate corrective and/or preventive measures; and demonstrate teamwork in a positive/professional manner. Acts in accordance with the Behavioral Standards and Policies of the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. Equipment is utilized in a proper and safe manner. Utilizes chain of command to voice appropriate concerns or issues.
Acts in accordance with the Behavioral Standards and Policies of the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. Equipment is utilized in a proper and safe manner. Utilizes chain of command to voice appropriate concerns or issues.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Previous work in an acute-care facility, long-term, or ambulatory surgery center setting preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

SRNA preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/16/2017
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.

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