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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 Conversations

    UK HealthCare is currently hiring Nursing Care Technicians (NCT), Patient Care Assistants (PCA), Registered Nurses (RN), Operating Room Assistant (ORA) and Patient Safety Companion (PSC). 

    Interested candidates are invited to talk with a representative at Chandler Hospital, Pavilion H from 1-3 p.m. on the following dates:

    Dec. 4 in room H161
    Dec. 18 in room H178

    Contact Mary-Margaret Forte, nurse recruiter, at 859-257-4862 or mafort2@uky.edu if you have questions or want to schedule an appointment on a different day or time.