Theatre Sterile Services Technician
Mercy Hospital
Dunedin City, Otago
1d ago

About the Role

The CSSD Technician role is responsible for providing optimum patient care through effective sterilisation, preparation and maintenance of instruments and equipment for Theatre.

This is a permanent role offered at 1.0FTE or 40 hours per week role to be worked on a rotating roster Monday-Friday.

The successful person does not need to hold relevant qualifications in this area and prior experience is not essential but would be advantageous.

Specific duties include :

  • Reprocessing and sterilising all instruments and equipment to the required standard.
  • Understand and work within the AS / NZ 4187 : 2014 and ACHS Equip6 standards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills of correct function, monitoring and safe use of washers, autoclaves, Steris machines and Hydrogen Peroxide low temperature sterilisation.
  • For more information about the role duties, please see attached position description.

    Skills and Experience :

  • Previous experience in a healthcare / theatre setting would be advantageous.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm and a proactive, flexible attitude.
  • To be eligible for employment at Mercy Hospital Dunedin, applicants must have received all COVID 19 vaccinations, or have an exemption from the Ministry of Health.

    Proof of this will be required and conditional to employment, as per the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) order 2021.

    Why Mercy Hospital?

    Joining Mercy means more than just having a job, but being part of a team that works together towards a shared purpose. As we are a charitable, not-for-profit, we value those who are not only skilled in what they do but are committed and passionate about working towards the common good.

    As a Mercy employee, you will have access to the following benefits (not exhaustive list) :

  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised staff meals, gym membership and health insurance
  • Christmas and New Year’s off to enjoy with your loved ones
  • Access to further training and professional development
  • Discounted hospital fees for you or your immediate family members
  • Mercy has an extensive range of benefits and recreational activities on offer for all staff.

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