EMT-B/UKHC Job at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY

Job Description

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Working Title:

EMT-Basic – Emergency Services

Department Name:

H3100:Emergency Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No Experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Physical Requirements:

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


Must be able to work three, 12-hour shifts per week; will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary:

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at UKHC is pivotal in delivering prompt medical care, transportation, and empathetic service to patients in emergencies. This role demands a combination of medical proficiency, effective communication skills, and a strong commitment to patient care. Operating in a fast-paced and often high-pressure environment, the EMT is responsible for assessing patient conditions, providing essential medical assistance, and ensuring patients are safely transported to healthcare facilities.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Clear and articulate verbal communication skills, basic medical terminology, and basic computer skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

A minimum of one year of related experience is strongly preferred. Ideal candidates will have a background that includes, but is not limited to, performing patient assessments, providing basic medical care and life support, as well as measuring and monitoring vital signs.

Deadline to Apply:


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.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Shift work, Weekend work,

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