Vacancies

CSSD Assistant - Theatre

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Queenstown Private Hospital
Position
CSSD Assistant - Theatre
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a CSSD Assistant, based at Life Queenstown Private Hospital reporting to Suzette Hattingh, Unit 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
  • To prepare sufficient instrument sets conforming to company standards
  • To ensure the correct application of sterile indicators and autoclave for maximum steam penetration
  • To check and prepare sets for sterilization
  • To control sufficient instrument sets
  • To prepare sufficient linen sets conforming to company standards
  • To conduct regular daily checks on linen levels and ensure there is sufficient linen available
  • Compile, sterilize and store linen packs and implement corrective action to problem areas
  • To ensure functional, maintained equipment according to legislative requirements
  • Conduct chemical, biological and mechanical checks in accordance with manufacturers specifications
  • Document test results
  • Check and maintain heat sealing machine and clean washers in accordance with company specification
  • Ensure timeous repair of all equipment malfunctions
  • Ensure the full functioning and maintenance of the gas autoclave
  • To ensure efficient utilization of non-recoverable stock items
  • Review and prepare action plan to reduce appropriately for cost effective use by theatre staff
Requirements
  • CSSD experience and training in the private hospital setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in packing of equipment
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • 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
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
Contact

Suzette Hattingh

Tel
045 808 4500
Email
suzette.hattingh@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, October 11, 2019

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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