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Position Title: Sterile Supply Technician
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 02/09/2020
Application Closing Date: 20/09/2020 11PM
Job #: 063849
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Sterile Supply Technician
Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent, full-time 
  • 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

About the Role
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 on a permanent, full time basis.

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.

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.

About You
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 and team dynamics

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.

Closing Date: Sunday, 20 September 2020
Please note
we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. 

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: jeanie.winter@southerndhb.govt.nz

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for. 

 
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