Sterile Services Technician


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Location: Sterile Services Department, Wellington Regional Hospital

Contract: Permanent, Full Time, 1.0FTE, rostered rotating shifts Monday - Sunday

Salary: Step $44,777 - $48,450

ABOUT THE ROLE

Sterile Services are provided at Wellington and Kenepuru. Both units provide a sterilisation service for equipment and surgical instruments. They work to ASNZS4187 Standards, and staff are trained to meet these standards.

DUTIES 

Provide efficient, safe and effective instrument service, in a timely and courteous manner, to the Operating Theatre Services, critical care departments and all other wards and departments which make up the campus’ of Wellington Regional  Hospital, Kenepuru hospital and its surrounding external clinics.

Achieve efficient use of all resources and elimination of waste, risk and unnecessary costs.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Qualification in Sterile Processing or ability to learn and willingness to gain qualification or Knowledge and skills appropriate to sterile processing services.
  • Working knowledge of basic hygiene practices
  • Work experience preferably in a service industry where timeliness, quality, cleanliness are key components
  • Physically able to undertake the job

ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION 

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. 

Applications close on 27 September 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (AH147-19) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AH147-19

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 29 September 2019