Assists nursing team; opens sterile supplies; holds instruments and extremities; handles equipment and supplies with aseptic technique; runs errands; obtains supplies, and blood/pharmacy products; efficiently communicates; maintains patient confidentiality; transports patients by bed, wheelchair, and/or stretcher; involves pushing, pulling, and lifting patients and objects less AND greater than 100 pounds; ensures Patients ID badge is correct and secures patient belongings; performs OR turnover duties, including cleaning OR tables, mopping floors, changing trash, and changing linens; and assists with inventory counts.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to follow directions; excellent organization skills; great attention to detail; customer focus; and exceptional communication skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Previous hospital experience preferred.
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.