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STEPS Registered Nurse

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Registered Nurse
Requisition Number TE01912
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $22-$33/hr
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Minimum of Associates Degree in Nursing

Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



Any shift

Job Summary

STEPS is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for UK Healthcare.

*Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.

*Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.

*Record patients’ medical information and vital signs.

*Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients’ conditions.

*Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.

*Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions.

*Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.

*Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.

*Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.

*Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.

*Pre-certification and documentation of diagnostic test requests, scheduling, and charge entry of nursing services.

STEPS Temporary Employment is a service of UK Human Resources that meets the University’s need for temporary employees in departments of UK Healthcare and UK Campus. We staff a variety of jobs including administrative, technical, service, maintenance, skilled trades, laboratory, and office/clerical. Temporary assignments can vary in length for one day to six months, and occasionally up to a year or more. Our temporary positions offer great opportunities for those seeking flexible and fulfilling work experience. For those ultimately seeking regular full-time opportunities, temporary employment also offers an opportunity to network and to gain relevant university experience.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Skilled in electronic health records/Knowledgeable of healthcare systems and HIPAA standards/Ability to successfully work in fast paced hospital/clinic environment

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

Prefer 1 or more years of experience.

Deadline to Apply 10/31/2017
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.

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 (*).

  1. * Please indicate your current Nursing licensure status.
    • None
    • Current KY RN license
    • Current non-compact state RN license
    • Current compact state RN license
    • New graduate within 6 months or provisional license
    • Valid KY temporary work permit
  2. * Please indicate your current Nursing educational level.
    • New Graduate
    • Diploma
    • ADN
    • BSN
    • MSN
    • PhD
  3. * Do you have a current Kentucky Registered Nurses license or are you eligible to obtain one?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have as a RN in which you were responsible for direct patient care.
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents