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Adv Gastro Technical Specialist/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Adv Gastro Technical Specialist/UKHC
Requisition Number RE23656
Working Title Advanced Gastroenterology Technical Specialist
Department Name H3090:Diagnostic Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $15.26-23.98/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Complete SGNA Associate Program and Advanced Associate Certificates within one year of hire date.

Physical Requirements

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


Must be able to work three 12.5-hour day shifts, 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Requires on-call and weekend shifts per departmental need.

Job Summary

This position will assist the physician (gastroenterologist, pulmonologist, and/or surgeon) in general and advanced endoscopy procedures with a high degree of efficiency; position and transport patients; prepare the procedural rooms using clean and aseptic techniques; maintain supplies and materials; maintain certification requirements; actively participate in goals of the work unit; and demonstrate excellent customer service. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) and Advanced Associate certifications required within 1 year of hire date.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate must be proficient in basic and advanced endoscopy procedures; have direct patient care experience; excellent attention to detail; exceptional planning and organizational skills; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to solve routine problems and manage resources; and have experience with materials/resource management. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) and Advanced Associate certifications required within 1 year of hire date.

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

Associate degree from an accredited surgical technologist program and one to two years of related experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 08/05/2020
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.


Posted: 2020-07-23 Expires: 2020-08-22

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