Theatre Sterile Services Technician

Listed 15 days Ago
Mercy Hospital Dunedin

About the Role 

The Theatre Sterile Services Technician role is responsible for providing optimum patient care through effective sterilisation, preparation and maintenance of instruments and equipment for Theatre.

This is a permanent, full time role to be worked on a rotating roster Monday-Friday in our busy CSSD department within theatre.

The successful person does not need to hold relevant qualifications in this area and prior experience is not essential but would be advantageous. 

Specific duties include: 

  • Reprocessing and sterilising all instruments and equipment to the required standard. 
  • Understand and work within the AS/NZ 4187:2014 and ACHS Equip6 standards. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills of correct function, monitoring and safe use of washers, autoclaves, Steris machines and Hydrogen Peroxide low temperature sterilisation.

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

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a healthcare/theatre setting would be advantageous. 
  • Exceptional attention to detail. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 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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Please note we do not accept applications via email and are closed until Monday 17 January 2022, applicants will be contacted anytime from 20 January 2022.