Nurse Clinician Senior/UKHC at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted in Health Care 4 days ago.





Job Description:


University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting DetailsJob Title

Nurse Clinician Senior/UKHC

Requisition Number

RE28727

Working Title

Wound/Ostomy Care RN

Department Name

H7500:Wound Care Services

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Grade Level

11

Salary Range

$26.00-45.70/hour

Type of Position

Staff

Position Time Status

Full-Time

Required Education

BSN

Click here for more information about equivalencies:

http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

LICENSED NURSE

Physical Requirements

This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; intermittently standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing over 50 pounds; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; working at heights above four feet; and/or working in confined spaces. Also involves some risk of injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to loud noises, radiation, cuts/punctures, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, recombinant DNA or viral vectors, and combative/violent people. Some job-related travel (less than 10% of time) may be required.

Shift

Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; also requires Saturday shift rotation every other month.

Job Summary

The Nurse Clinician Senior - UKHC will serve as a wound/ostomy nurse for UK Health Care. In this position, the ideal candidate will be prepared to assess and document a patient's skin integrity to develop a prevention/treatment plan. Once developed, this person will also be able to adequately communicate the plan and treatment to patients and staff members. The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills, a friendly caring attitude, and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally to others.

This position requires Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse ( CWOCN ) certification within 24 months of hire.

Given the COVID -19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID -19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID -19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID -19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID -19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID -19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of wound and ostomy essential to this position.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

Current Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse ( CWOCN ) certification highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply

11/29/2021

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 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 check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you currently hold a Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification (CWOCN) through the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in wound care.
    • 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
  4. * Please describe how your work experience directly relates to this position.
    (Open Ended Question)
  5. * Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment, must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the new COVID-19 vaccination requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * 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)
  7. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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