Central Sterile Processing Aide/UKHC
Company: University of Kentucky
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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:
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
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
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!