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Sterile Supply Technician

Sterile Supply Technicians

Dunedin Hospital

 

  • Permanent opportunities  – register your interest!
  • 0.9 - 1.0 FTE (72 - 80 hours per fortnight)

 

 

About the opportunity

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 in permanent roles. We are open to considering part time or full time employment, so please let us know in your covering letter what you would like to be considered for.

 

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 72 - 80 hours per fortnight, and you must be available to work on a Monday to Sunday 24 hour shift roster.

 

For a copy of the position description, please email the recruitment advisor using the contact details below.

 

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 dynamic’s

 

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.

 

 

About 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.

 

Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education 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. Why don’t you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

 

Closing Date: Sunday, 30 January 2022

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

 

Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.
 

For further information please contact Tamara Hannagan, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9696 or Email: tamara.hannagan@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

 

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.  If you have already been fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff. If you are not yet fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to be fully vaccinated, as required by the Order, by 1 January 2022.  

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