Sterile Services Coordinator

Listed 18 days Ago
Mercy Hospital Dunedin

About the Role 

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced CSSD professional to take the next steps in their career. 

The Sterile Services Coordinator role is responsible for providing leadership and support to the Sterile Services team to ensure an efficient and effective CSSD. This role also ensures Sterile Services are delivered in accordance with AS/NZ 4187:2014 and best practice.

This is a permanent role offered at 1.0FTE or 40 hours per week role to be worked Monday-Friday with the rare weekend shift to ensure departmental needs are covered appropriately. 

Specific duties include: 

  • Ensure the education and learning of the team enables them to practice tasks competently and safely to the required standard.
  • Ensure all resources inclusive of staffing, machinery and equipment are in place to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Sterile Services Department.
  • Manage all risks involved with machinery and reusable medical devices in the Sterile Services department to ensure both patient and staff safety.

For more information about the role duties, please see attached position description. 

Skills and Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role 
  • Ability to lead by example and work collaboratively to meet departmental requirements 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and relationship skills 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management 
  • Enthusiasm and a proactive, flexible attitude.

The successful person must hold a Current NZSSA Qualification or equivalent certification plus a minimum of 5 years working as a qualified CSSD Technician and have NZSSA Certification. 

Why Mercy Hospital?

At Mercy we value those who are not only skilled in what they do but those who are committed and passionate about working towards the common good. 

As a Mercy employee, you will be provided support in a warm and friendly environment, with access to further training, personal and professional development which may include in-house training and post graduate studies. 

Mercy also has an extensive range of benefits and recreational activities on offer for all staff.

How to Apply

Please click “Apply” to complete an online application. 

For more information about Mercy Hospital Dunedin, please visit our website at 

If you have any queries, please refer to our enquiry page on our website:

Please note Mercy Hospital is closed until 17 January 2022, applicants will be contacted following that date, in addition we do not accept applications via email.