Sterilisation Technician (Gde 2)


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 09/08/2020, 38 hours per week Location: Campbelltown Hospital
Position Classification: Sterilisation Technician Grade 2
Remuneration: $1,126.49 - $1,179.32 per week
Requisition ID: REQ150180
Application Close Date: 16/02/2020
Enthusiastic and experienced applicant invited to join our team of dedicated Sterilisation Technicians
About The Opportunity
Dynamic team of Sterilising Technicians providing patient safety by contributing to Infection Prevention and Control. Campbelltown Hospital is recruiting for a Sterilisation Technician (Grade 2) to complement and enhance the current team.
Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.
Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.
What you'll be doing
The purpose of Grade 2 Sterilisation Technician is to provide a quality customer service by undertaking the operational activities performed by the Sterilising Services Department, for the process of reusable medical devices in accordance with AS/NZS4187:2014. This position requires a sound level of experience with ability to work independently, under general supervision and provides support to Grade 1 Sterilising Technicians.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  • Certificate II or III in Health Service Assistance (Sterilisation Services) or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a Hospital Sterilising Services Department with sound knowledge and understanding of AS/NZS4187:2014, Infection Prevention and Control and WH&S requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as an integral team member under the guidance of a Staff Supervisor for the process of complex medical devices including Orthopaedic loan equipment.
  • Ability to prioritise and communicate workload to achieve quality and timely process outcomes.
  • Commitment to providing a quality customer service by ensuring a focused approach for best practice and patient outcomes.
  • Sound communication ability with a high standard of written and verbal skills to ensure effective listening, understanding and following direction.
  • Basic computer skills for electronic tracking and Health related programs.
  • Ability to work a rotating roster, including weekends and Public Holidays for the provision of a 7 day service to the Peri-Operative Services Department.

Need more information?
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Tracey Worthington on 4634 3431 or via email on Tracey.Worthington@health.nsw.gov.au
Interview Date Range: 19/02/2020 - 26/02/2020
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If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on SWSLHD-AboriginalWorkforce@health.nsw.gov.au.