USA

Central Services Technician/UKHC

Lexington - Kentucky (KY),

University of Kentucky

Job Description:

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

Monday-Friday 11:00 pm-7:30 am, with some on-call hours; some weekend and/or holiday shifts may be required per departmental needs.



Job Summary

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.



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.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Central sterile experience preferred. CSPD Certification preferred.



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.

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