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Surgical Tech Educator/UKHC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Surgical Tech Educator/UKHC

Requisition Number NR11068

Working Title Surgical Tech Educator

Department Name H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 09

Salary Range $21.00-34.29/hour

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education AS

Required Related Experience 3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification Certified Surgical Technologist; Graduate from a Commission on Accreditation ofcAllied Health Education Programs ( CAAHEP ) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools ( ABHES ) accredited program of surgical technology, or LPN with at least 10 years in a Surgical Technician role, or certified as a surgical technologist or certified as a surgical technologist first assistant by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting ( NBSTSA ), or graduate of a military training program (validated with a DD214 or graduation certificate), 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 Hours of assignment may be during the days, evenings, or nights, on any day of the week; will also be required to work some weekend, holidays, and on-call

Job Summary The primary responsibilities for these positions include: Assisting with onboarding of new staff. Creating and maintaining schedules and onboarding new employees. Assesses and provides feedback on new employees. Assists with annual competencies and other educational programs as needed and maintains required documentation of trainings. Assists in developing and reviewing educational materials and resources. Assists in review and development of policies and procedures. Assisting with departmental level classes as needed.

*The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.cosb

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, 2 years of experience directly related to
education. BLS / Certified Surgical Technologist ( CST )

Deadline to Apply 01/25/2023

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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Surgical Tech Educator/UKHC, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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