Team Leader –Sterile Services Unit, Nelson Hospital
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
6d ago
  • Great leadership opportunity
  • Inspire and motivate others
  • Permanent full-time position (80hrs a fortnight)
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    The theatre department at NelsonHospital provides public acute and elective services. We are a friendly andsupportive team focusing on providing a caring and professional environment.

    OurTheatre Suite consists of 6 Operating Theatres with a Recovery Room, a SterileServices department and Endoscopy suite.

    This is a permanent full-timeposition working 80 hours a fortnight. Shiftsare rostered and rotating, and may include weekends and on-call.

    Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Whois an appropriate applicant?)

    You’ll hold a Certificate inAdvanced Sterilising Technology Level 5, or equivalent, recognised by the NZSterile Services Association (NZSSA) and have a minimum of two years recentexperience in a Sterile Services / Theatre Technician role.

    You’ll also havegreat interpersonal skills, loads of initiative and be able to demonstrate thatyou have been involved with the development of sterile services qualitysystems, process improvement and change management.

    You will be highly organised,act as a role model, establish and maintain positive professionalrelationships, inspire and motivate others and build resilience in the team.

    Itwill be important that you develop a productive and cohesive team environmentthrough the setting of clear goals, implementing of sound work processes andproviding constructive feedback.

    Experience with rostering,training staff and managing their day-to-day performance, oversight of budgetsand developing and reporting on KPIs and national standards would be a distinctadvantage.

    Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    Nelson Marlborough Health isthe main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we areNelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities hereare endless.

    Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we arespread across the region and service all parts of the community.

    Our work canbe challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard tomake difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

    Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

    We provide a great place to work with professionaldevelopment opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

    TheMarlborough region is known for its warm, dry climate. The picturesqueMarlborough Sounds, Queen Charlotte Track, Nelson Lakes and Abel TasmanNational Park provide an abundance of opportunities for lifestyle pursuits.

    There are many excellent schools and facilities for families making our part of New Zealand one ofthe most desirable places to live and work.

    Visit to find out more about the region.

    For general enquiriesplease contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

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