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Central Sterile Processing Aide/UKHC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Central Sterile Processing Aide/UKHC

Requisition Number RE33874

Working Title Central Sterile Processing Aide

Department Name H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 05

Salary Range $15.00-22.60/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 No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification None

Physical Requirements This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; and standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; intermittently lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing over 50 pounds; and occasionally sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing), and working at heights above four feet and/or in confined spaces. Also involves some risk of injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to radiation, burns, cuts/punctures, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, temperature extremes, loud noises, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and recombinant DNA or viral vectors.

Shift Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Requires some on-call and holidays.

Job Summary Responsible for assembling and processing surgical instrument trays; decontamination of used instruments; answering phone calls; responding to OR requests; and maintaining cleanliness of the department/workstations. This position will also be responsible for delivering and picking up clean and dirty instrumentation throughout hospital while assisting Central Sterile Technicians.The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Basic knowledge of aseptic techniques following the universal standard precautions. Must be able to adhere to UK HealthCare policies, 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 Previous central sterile experience preferred; current CST certification highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/16/2022

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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Central Sterile Processing Aide/UKHC, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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