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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. 

  • 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. 

  • Career Open Houses

    UK HealthCare is currently hiring for the following positions: NCT, PCA, RN and ORA. 

    Interested candidates are invited to Career Open Houses on the following dates in the Chandler Hospital, Pavilion H, Room H-178 from 1-3 p.m.:

    June 26, July 10 and July 24. 

    You will have the opportunity to meet with managers that will share full-time and on-call employment opportunity information.  

    If you have questions, contact Mary-Margaret Forte at 859-257-4862 or