Theatre Services Assistant

Listed 17 days Ago
Mercy Hospital Dunedin

About the Role 

The Theatre Services Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Theatre Suite team and for providing optimum cleanliness, hygiene, and overall presentation standards, in the theatre suite area.

We are looking for a positive person who can work in a busy environment, working collegially within a team to meet a common goal centred on our exceptional patient care. 

This is a permanent role offered at 30 hours per week to be worked on a rotating roster Monday-Friday. 

Specific duties include: 

  • Theatre changeover cleaning is completed to the required standard to meet audit expectations
  • All patient transportation is undertaken in a safe, timely and professional manner
  • Supplies are maintained to ensure the efficient running of the theatre unit in consultation with the Theatre Coordinator
  • General tidiness of the area during the working day.

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

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a healthcare/theatre setting would be advantageous 
  • Awareness of Infection Control practices, especially standard precautions and blood and body fluid precautions
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Enthusiasm and a proactive, flexible attitude.

Why Mercy Hospital?

Joining the team at Mercy means more than just having a job, but being part of a team that works together towards a shared purpose. 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. 

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