Job Details

Surg Tech/UK Chandler Operating Room

Company name
The University of Kentucky

Salary
15.26-23.89/hour

Location
Lexington, KY

Profile

Surgical Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number

NR05539

Working Title

Surg Tech/UK Chandler Operating Room

Department Name

H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Grade Level

07

Salary Range

$15.26-23.89/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 accredited program or

LPN

with at least 10 years in a Surgical Technician role or

UKHC

employee who is already in a Surgical Technician role as of 09/17/2016

Physical Requirements

The essential functions for include 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, the hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.

Shift

Must be able to work 7:00am-7:30pm and/or 9:00am-9:30pm on any day of the week; will also be required to work some weekend, holidays, and on-calls

Job Summary

The primary responsibilities for these positions include: Pass surgical instruments in operating room. Maintain strict sterile field, assist/perform surgical case counts. Obtains necessary supplies/instruments for such cases and checks for completeness and working order. Opens room independently or in conjunction with the circulating nurse (depending on case complexity). Sets up and maintains sterile field until the patient exits the room. Maintains a neat and orderly sterile field during each case. Passes instruments to surgeons, anticipating needs. Monitors for breaks in sterile technique and takes corrective action when identified. Performs counts in accordance with policy.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to scrub a variety of surgical cases

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

Graduate of school of surgical technology or one year of directly related Operating Room experience as a surgical technician

Deadline to Apply

12/12/2018

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have as a surgical technologist. None

More than 0, up through 1 year

More than 1 year, up through 3 years

More than 3 years, up through 5 years

More than 5 years

As part of your Surgical Technology education, have you completed a clinical rotation at UK Healthcare Chandler or Good Samaritan Hospitals? Yes

No

Have you or will you graduate from an accredited program of Surgical Technology? Yes

No

University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience. (Open Ended Question)

Where did you first see this position advertised? UK Jobs Website

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Institute for Diversity in Health Management

None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

Resume

Curriculum Vita

Cover Letter

The University of Kentucky · An Equal Opportunity University · www.uky.edu

Human Resources · Contact us with any questions! We are here to help.

Phone

: (859) 257-9555 option 2 · Email

: UKJobs@email.uky.edu

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Company info

The University of Kentucky
Website : http://www.uky.edu

Company Profile
The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities.The University of Kentucky is guided by its core values: Integrity Excellence Mutual respect and human dignity Diversity and inclusion Academic freedom Personal and institutional responsibility and accountability Shared governance A sense of community Work-life sensitivity Civic engagement Social responsibility

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