The Transport Nursing Assistant is a member of the nursing team and works under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager and the Charge Nurse. Information gained from patients, patients' records, other nursing staff members, or other department staff members is highly confidential.
The Transport Nursing Assistant will support the movement of patients throughout the clinical system. The Transport Nursing Assistant will be responsible for assisting in lifting and transporting patients using proper body mechanics, safe operation of equipment, and use of a computer tracking program. The transporter will treat all customers and clinical staff with respect and courtesy. Responsibilities also include organizing, tracking, and storing of equipment. Appropriate infection control practices will also be followed.
The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail; basic computer usage skills; organizational skills; the ability to follow instructions; the ability to work independently; strong safety and cleanliness awareness skills; and have the ability to lift, push, and/or pull 50lbs and over.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Previous healthcare experience and CPR certification preferred.
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.