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Employment at UK HealthCare

Are you interested in joining our health care team? We continually have job opportunities available for well-qualified, highly motivated people. In addition to job openings in health-related fields, we also have career positions available in administration, information systems and many other divisions of the system.

UK HealthCare consists of the medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental and pharmacy patient care activities of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Our team of more than 9,000 physicians, nurses, pharmacists and healthcare workers are dedicated to ensuring Kentuckians receive the highest-quality patient care.

  • Also see UK HealthCare volunteer opportunities. 

The University of Kentucky uses an online employment system and requires individuals to complete an online application before they can apply for positions. Hard-copy applications and resumes are not accepted. 

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from all interested individuals. 

  • Career Fair

    UK HealthCare will host its annual career fair on Feb. 27 from 4-8 p.m. in Chandler Hospital Pavilion A, Ground Floor. 

    You are invited to meet with managers, service directors, physicians and staff from UK HealthCare and Eastern State Hospital. 

    Representatives will answer employment and benefit questions. 

    Please park in the garage located at the corner of 110 Transcript Ave. and South Limestone.  Parking will be validated at registration. 

    In case of inclement weather, the event will be held March 5 from 4-8 p.m.

    Register in advance.

    If you are unable to attend, email recruitment to schedule an interview. 

  • Nursing positions

    The university setting provides an excellent opportunity for nurses to use their expert knowledge and skills in caring for the highest-acuity patients with the greatest needs through collaboration with experts from all the healthcare professions and with the aid of state-of-the-art technology. 

    Learn about Nursing Positions at UK HealthCare including our benefits, educational opportunities, patient care areas and our care delivery model and more.