The Central Services Technician program may be just the ticket if you are interested in working in a hospital or community-based surgery center. The program can be completed in two semesters, and financial aid is available for qualifying students.
Central services techs provide a valuable service by ensuring that all equipment used in the hospital is properly decontaminated and sterilized. The current average salary for these employees in Central Virginia is $11-17/hour, and jobs in this high-demand field are expected to grow 17 percent over the next decade.*
*Sources: Economic Modeling Specialists Inc., Virginia Employment Commission, U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Central Service will be starting a second cohort in the second 8-weeks of the Spring semester.
Please come to an information session to learn more about and how you can take a PVCC career study certificate program in just 3 8-week semesters to start working in an important, highly demanded healthcare profession.
The Central Service Technician program is a two-semester program that prepares students for entry-level jobs processing instrumentation and equipment so it can be safely used in surgical procedures. Central Services is a terrific job opportunity for people who would like to work behind the scenes as support service in healthcare with little interaction with patients. For more information please attend an information session at one of the following times or reach out to the Director of the program Adam Haas firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSP is no longer a competitive admission program. Application for admission is no longer required. Students completing application for the Fall 2018 cohort will be accepted pending verification of perquisites. If you are interested in joining the Fall 2018 cohort, please contact Adam Haas (email@example.com) or one of the Admission counselors for enrollment in the program. There are limited seats available so students enrollment into the program will be based on a first come first serve basis.
Student are strongly urged to attend one of the information sessions for more information on program and/or career information.
For more information, contact Adam Haas, PVCC program director and instructor for central services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program at PVCC is made possible by generous support from the University of Virginia Health System and Martha Jefferson Hospital.
Information sessions will be held in the Keats Science Building, Room K107:
December 6th @ 11:00am
January 18th @ 12:00pm
January 28th @ 4:00pm
February 13th @ 9:00am
February 26th @ 12:00pm
March 4th @ 4:00pm
Successful completion of clinical compliance documentation, including criminal background check, drug screening, and immunization documentation, is required for clinical internships. Please contact division office for detailed information at " .