UK Healthcare, the clinical enterprise of the University of Kentucky, encompasses multiple medical campuses as well as the clinical activities of all six health care colleges. The University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) is a hospital-within-a-hospital as part of the University Of Kentucky Medical Center. KCH offers 205-pediatric beds, including a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, 12-bed pediatric ICU, 4-bed cardiac ICU and 90-bed level IV Neonatal ICU. KCH is nationally ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital in Pediatric Cardiology & CT Surgery and Pediatric Orthopedics. Additionally, UK has a long-standing partnership with Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, a premier Pediatric Orthopedic organization.
Specialist in all pediatric sub-specialties are available at KCH. KCH offers residency programs in Pediatrics, medicine/pediatrics, Pediatric Psychiatry, Pediatric Neurology as well as a Neonatology Fellowship Program. . Kentucky Children’s Hospital serves as a tertiary subspecialty regional referral and pediatric care center for the state of Kentucky as well as parts of Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee.
Located in the beautiful Bluegras...s Region, Lexington provides outstanding quality of life with a progressive and vibrant University community. Known as the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington is notable for the friendliness of the South and with affordable housing, outstanding school options, excellent cultural, artistic, and dining venues, and collegiate sports. With a population in excess of 500,000, Greater Lexington offers many desirable features of large cities but with ease of access. In addition to an avid sports community, Kentucky has several lakes and rivers with readily accessible outdoor activities, including the Red River Gorge.
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.
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants for certain positions must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by UK Human Resources