Catholic Health Initiatives Sterile Processing Technician, Saint Joseph East, Full-time, First Shift in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Sterile Processing Technician, Saint Joseph East, Full-time, First Shift


Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of the Surgical Service and/or

Manager of Operating Room, performs

technical duties necessary to assure the delivery of sterile, functional

instrumentation, equipment and supplies.


  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibitsCatholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue;continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality andprotects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.



Highschool education or GED required. PreviousCSS experience desirable.

Adequateconversational English is required in order that the individual be able to takedirection from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicateadequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and followsafety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospitalpolicies.


The CSS Technician is responsible to the unit manager and/or director of

area. Is in daily contact with

co-workers, managers, and other health care team members including vendor


Physical Requirementsand Environmental Conditions:

Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 lbs. floor to waist and 35 lbs.

to overhead. Must be able to push/pull

using up to 40 lbs. of force. Must be

able to stand/walk continuously and sit occasionally. Must be able to crouch/squat, kneel

occasionally. Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs. less than 10 feet. Must be able to continuously reach and rotate

trunk. Must be able to perform

moderately difficult manipulative skills, and perform tasks which require hand

eye coordination and arm hand steadiness.

Must be able to visually discriminate far away and close objects and

colors, and hear and distinguish normal sounds.

May be exposed to blood, body tissues, fluids, hazardous waste

materials, chemicals, high/low temperatures, toxins, cytotoxins, poisonous

substances, electrical hazards, and burns.

Catholic Health Initiatives and itsorganizations are Equal Opportunity Employers/CBKYONE

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0117195