Central Supply Associate

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Posting NumberG/R10032PWorking TitleCentral Supply AssociateDepartmentVet Med VTH Central SupplyAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

Varied hours between 7:00am -7:00pm, Sunday -Saturday, some holidays, weekends and on call.

Advertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date09/21/2020Posting Date09/11/2020Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).


Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Clean, pack, check and sterilize surgical instruments, endoscopy instrumentation and various dry goods with the use of specific lists and directions.

Percentage of time50Duties/Responsibilities

Fill requests from doctors, students and staff for materials, instruments and dry goods. Fill orders and deliver to appropriate areas.

Percentage of time50Position Details

Classification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.49Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This position will assist in the Central Supply unit of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital to provide medical/surgical supplies to clinical staff for surgeries and procedures that occur on a daily basis.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Preferred experience in a hospital within a sterilization setting.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

- Work some weekends and holidays.
- Multitask, be flexible and establish priorities quickly.
- Dealing with stressful situations.

Physical Demands

- lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
- sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day on hard floor surfaces.
- Manual dexterity sufficient to accurately work with small, delicate pieces of equipment or large heavy objects/containers/machinery.
- Will come into contact with animal feces, bodily fluids and surgical equipment with blood. Safety conscious in wearing proper protective equipment.

Is this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)YesPosting Specific Questions

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        Posted: 9/15/2020
        Application Due: 12/14/2020
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