Central Services Technician/On-Call/UKHC

Job description

Responsible for assembling and processing surgical instrument trays, decontamination of used instruments, answering phone calls, responding to OR requests, maintain cleanliness of the department/workstations, multitasking skill with attention to details is required.
Central sterile processing certification required within 18 months of hire

Job Title
Central Services Technician/On-Call/CAS

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status
On Call

Required Education

High School

Required Related Experience

2 years

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position requires a considerable amount of physical work lifting up to 50 pounds. Any workload exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance. Employee is required to pull up and position patients on stretchers/OR tables, lift supplies/instruments, lift and place equipment on supports, push stretchers, and perform external cardiac compressions. Intermittent physical mobility/activity including walking, standing, sitting, light lifting, pulling or pushing carts, equipment, etc. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and, be able to kneel. Exposure to sharps, instruments, equipment, x-ray, blood and body fluids, odors, infections, and some hazardous chemicals.


Must be available to work on days/evenings and/or night shifts with some weekends and holidays plus call required. This is an on call position with no benefits.


Basic knowledge of aseptic techniques, following the universal standard precautions, must adhere to UK Healthcare policies, able to read and follow the manufacturer guidelines, any knowledge of operating room instrumentation, processing technique and equipment care is preferred.
Central sterile processing certification required within 18 months of hire.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Previous central sterile experience, preferred. Current Certified CST highly preferred

Deadline to Apply

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. * How many years of experience do you have working in central sterile or the operating room?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Do you have experience working in Central Sterile environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a good understanding of decontamination and the central sterilization process?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you currently working in a central sterilization position?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Posted: 3/9/2018
    Application Due: 3/15/2018
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