CSSD Assistant Packer

CSSD Assistant Packer
Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
CSSD Assistant Packer

A vacancy exists for a CSSD Assistant based in the Theatre Complex at Vincent Pallotti Hospital, reporting to the CSSD Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the correct packing and sterilization of instrument sets and linen packs for theatre and doctors’ rooms in accordance with Company infection control standards.

Critical Outputs
  • Shift leading in the Absence of the SSD coordinator
  • Assist and oversee safety checks in SSD
  • Gathering stats for processing by SSD coordinator
  • Planning of daily tasks according to theatre slates including ordering of linen, consumables, checking of loan sets and checking sterile stock to ensure it is adequate
  • Gathering of supporting documents for processing of invoices by the Theatre Manager
  • Report broken instruments and incomplete sets
  • Operational duties such as coordinating washing of instruments, packing of sets (including loan sets), loading of autoclaves and assist troubleshooting SSD related queries in theatres
  • CSSD experience and training in the private hospital setting – highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in packing of equipment
  • Must be able to work flexible hours. Night duty compulsory, when the need arises.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and instruments and process around cleaning of equipment
  • Awareness of safety protocol
  • Adherence to safe standardised loading and unloading of autoclaves
  • Minimum qualification – matric - essential
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Monday, June 10, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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