Central Services Technician/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Central Services Technician must have working knowledge of regulatory standards for universal precautions, sterilization methodologies, and regulatory standards for biological monitoring. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assembling and processing surgical instrument trays; decontaminating used instruments; answering phone calls; responding to OR requests; and maintaining cleanliness of the department/workstation. Central sterile processing certification required within 18 months of hire.




Job Title
Central Services Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE12045

Working Title
Central Services Technician/UKHC

Department Name
H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
05

Salary Range
$11.95-18.65/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

HS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

2 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: a considerable amount of physical work, lifting up to 50 pounds of supplies and instruments; intermittent physical mobility/activity including walking, standing, sitting, light lifting, pulling or pushing carts, equipment, etc.; ability to bend body downward at the waist; ability to kneel; and exposure to sharps, instruments, equipment, x-ray, blood and body fluids, odors, infections, and some hazardous chemicals.



Shift

12p-10:30p Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Some holidays and some call required.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge of aseptic techniques, following the universal standard precautions, and knowledge of operating room instrumentation, processing technique, and equipment care. This person must adhere to UK Healthcare policies, and must be able to read and follow manufacturer guidelines. Central sterile processing certification required within 18 months of hire.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Central sterile experience preferred. CSPD Certification preferred.



Deadline to Apply
10/19/2017

University Community of Inclusion

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience working in Central Sterile environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have previous experience in surgical instrument sterilization?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you currently a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    PI99801479