Sterile Supply Technician
- Permanent, full-time opportunities available
- 2 x 1.0 FTE (40 hours per fortnight)
About the Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Sterile Services is looking for applications from energetic and motivated people with a positive attitude to join the Central Sterile Supply Department, and the Theatre Sterile Supply Unit.
These areas provide instrument and medical equipment cleaning and sterilisation services to the hospital, and you will be involved in processing instruments and medical devices to ensure all quality assurance procedures and administration requirements are carried out.
Our ideal applicant will have either a Certificate in Sterilising Technology or equivalent, plus work related health experience. However, on the job training is provided and you must be willing to enrol and attain the Certificate in Sterilising Technology in a prescribed timeframe (2 years from appointment).
Key criteria that we’re looking for include:
- well-developed listening skills
- the ability to closely follow verbal and written instructions
- being able to undertake manual, dexterous work
- being methodical and remaining calm under pressure
- someone who is quality focused and exhibits attention to detail
- someone who knows and understands the importance of teamwork
Your attitude and approach, as well as your focus and good work ethic is what will stand you in good stead when being considered. This isn’t just ‘a job’. This is a role where the very small things that you do, matter greatly. This role is both physically and mentally demanding - you’re on your feet and often under pressure to complete complex tasks that require high levels of concentration and attention to detail - following instructions and documentation closely.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Applicants should note that this role is 80 hours per fortnight, and you must be available to work on a Monday to Sunday 24 hour shift roster.
Closing Date: Wednesday 24 July 2019
For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org