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UofL Hospital Overview

Louisville, KY
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
As the academic hospital at the heart of the Louisville Metro area, UofL Hospital is quite literally the center of the latest developments in patient care. Our doctors, nurses and staff are pioneering the treatments that are shaping the future of health ... Read more

UofL Hospital – Why Work For Us?


UofL Hospital, an academic teaching and research hospital, is at the heart of the Louisville Metro area in downtown Louisville.  UofL Hospital offers a second-to-none cancer center, world-renowned trauma team and a uniquely streamlined, nationally accredited stroke center – the latest innovations in a history of world-class care.  

UofL Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center in the region. The Trauma Center admits more than 3,000 patients each year, including 1,500 patients a year who live outside Jefferson County and its surrounding counties -- making it a resource not only for Louisville residents, but also for people throughout Kentuckian. Included within the trauma care provided at UofL Hospital is a comprehensive burn unit. With the only adult burn unit in the region, all of the Trauma Center surgeons and burn unit nurses are specially trained in treating burn injuries.

In February 2013, University of Louisville Hospital was named the first Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Kentucky and the 20th in the nation. This accreditation recognizes University of Louisville Hospital’s ability to provide the most comprehensive stroke treatments available.

UofL Hospital also includes UofL Brown Cancer Center, with multidisciplinary teams specializing in treating cancers of the central nervous system (brain and spine), breast, gastrointestinal and reproductive systems, head and neck, lungs, as well as skin.  A team also focuses on blood and marrow transplantation.

Vision 
UofL Hospital will be a beacon:

•    For Patients and Their Families who seek the very best medical care.
•    For Physicians and Care Providers who want to be a part of collaborative and innovative clinical teams that provide the very best medical care.
•    For Employees who are professionally engaged, strive for constant improvement, and want to provide the very best medical care. 

Values 
•    Demonstrate Integrity and Character
•    Achieve Outstanding Results
•    Inspire and Develop People
•    Lead Innovation and Positive Change

Become a Healthcare Hero at UofL Hospital, UofL Brown Cancer Center or Center for Women and Infants

No matter what job title is displayed on an employee’s badge, each employee is an essential part of everything we do at UofL Hospital.

Patients and their families are the focus of who we are and what we do. All of UofL Hospital’s employees are Healthcare Heroes. Everyone’s role helps make our mission successful.


Be a part of the more 2,300 people serving our community each day at UofL Hospital, UofL Brown Cancer Center and Center for Women and Infants.

What distinguishes us from any other medical center in the city, state, region, country and the world is our affiliation with the University of Louisville, the University of Louisville Health Science Center and University of Louisville Physicians. We are recognized globally for the transitional research and clinical trials, and the teaching and training of world class physicians and nurses.

Our employees are talented, and passionate about the work they do. They are proud to be a part of an organization dedicated to helping more than 300,000 patients and families each year. Each and every employee contributes important skills and ideas toward our common goal … to provide patients exceptional care by integrating evidence-based knowledge, integrity and compassion.

You will be treated as a valued team member and receive many opportunities ranging from continuing education, exposure to state-of-the-art treatment methodologies, working beside nationally renowned physicians and clinicians to competitive pay rates and attractive benefit packages.
 

OUR OUTSTANDING BENEFITS

  • Up to $24,000 Student Loan Payback (For Full-Time Staff RNs) 
  • $3000 Sign-On Bonus for Nurse Practitioner or RN (Less than 1 year of experience)
  • $6000 Sign-On Bonus for Nurse Practitioner or RN (More than 1 year of experience)
  • Health Insurance: Through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance: Through MetLife
  • Vision Insurance: Through EyeMed
  • Life Insurance: Through Prudential
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Services
  • Dependent Child Care Spending Account
  • 401(k) Plan: Through Lincoln Financial
  • Paid Time Off (PTO: Based on every hour worked in pay period)
  • Voluntary AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business Travel Accident Coverage
  • Meals – Cafeteria discount
  • Parking – Free at assigned locationJob Shadowing Program

If you are looking for a unique opportunity to serve others, and at the same time make new friends and learn new skills, consider volunteering for UofL Hospital and UofL Brown Cancer Center. We depend a great deal on our volunteers and their gift of time. As we grow and change, volunteers are needed to meet our changing environment.

You, as a volunteer, can enjoy a genuine sense of satisfaction from helping others and take pride in being actively involved in a meaningful service. Each year our volunteers contribute tens of thousands of hours helping us provide high quality care to our patients and community. They bring cheerful smiles and an unhurried pleasantness to our patients, their families, friends, our physicians and staff.

We have many opportunities which include:

  • Information Desk
  • Greeters
  • Emergency Department (pre-med students only)
  • Patient Escort Service
  • Transports
  • Surgery Waiting Areas
  • Radiology Waiting Area
  • Clerical
  • Special Projects
  • And many other opportunities

If you have a desire to help others, we have lots of options for you…whether you want to volunteer from home or give service on a weekly basis. We are always developing new programs and looking for new ways to support our customers.

If you are willing to give four hours a week, we have a position for you! We ask all of our new volunteers to give at least 30 hours of service to our organization. We allow flexible scheduling for most of our volunteers, so you can plan your service around your lifestyle.

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    I applied for the patient transport job online. Once my application was received, HR contacted me to schedule an interview with the supervisor of Transport. The supervisor asked a series of questions and I was told he would call if I got the job. A couple hours later the supervisor called and I got the job. A week later I went through a 2-day orientation.

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