Central Services Technician/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
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
RE14936

Working Title
CST

Department Name
H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
06

Salary Range
$13.58-21.06/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

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 12 hour shifts 7pm- 7am with some call and holiday per departmental needs.



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
07/19/2018

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. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised?
    • UK Jobs Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Print Advertisement
    • On-line Advertisement
    • Military Connection Advertisement
    • Job Fair
    • "I'm Interested" page on Nurse Recruitment website
    • Facebook
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    PI103385758

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