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Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number TE01911
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13-19/hr.
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Associates Degree and/or High School Diploma w/certification and related experience.

Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Standing/Walking/Lifting/Maneuvering patients


Any shift

Job Summary

STEPS is currently seeking an LPN. Duties include:
*Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
*Interview patients to obtain and record medical information and measure their vital signs: weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
*Chart service or care given manually and electronically.
*Room patients and prepare them for the physician.
*Prepare and administer medications and vaccines as directed by a physician.
*Assist physician in exams and procedures.
*Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
*Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
*Explain treatment procedures, medications, diet, or physician’s instructions to patients
*Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
*Perform routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.
*Assemble and use equipment, such a catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.

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

Prefer an Associates degree with 1 year of clinical 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. * Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or eligible?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of clinical experience do you have working with patients?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * Please indicate your years of paid work experience administering vaccinations, injections or TB skin tests.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years
  4. * Please describe your recent clinical experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents