Central Sterile Tech/UKHC
Central Sterile Tech/UKHCRequisition Number:
H3320:Perioperative ServicesWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$13.58-21.83/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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2 yrsRequired License/Registration/Certification:
This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Also involves risk of injuries from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste; radiation; burns; cuts/punctures; blood-borne or airborne pathogens; and recombinant DNA or viral vectors.Shift:
Monday through Friday, 3:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. with some on-call, holiday, and weekend requirements. (40 hours per week).Job Summary:
The Central Sterile Tech must have a good working knowledge of regulatory standards for universal precautions, sterilization methodologies, and regulatory standards for biological monitoring. Responsibilities include assembling and processing surgical instrument trays; decontaminating used instruments; answering phone calls; responding to OR requests; and maintaining cleanliness of the department/workstation.
Applicants who possess the CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) certification are eligible to be moved upon hire to the Central Sterile Tech/Certified/UKHC position, which is a grade 7 ($15.26/hour – $23.98/hour).
The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge of aseptic techniques following 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.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Central sterile experience preferred; current CSPD certification highly preferred.Deadline to Apply:
05/13/2021University 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.