Sterile Supply Technician at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand South Canterbury, Timaru Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. In South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?
Watch this video to learn how this moment is yours!
Right now, we are looking for a Sterile Supply Technician to join our Central Sterilising Unit (CSU) Team.
The CSU unit cleans all the soiled medical equipment coming out of the operating theatre.
We then sterilize, prepare, and seal, the medical equipment for reuse back in theatre and elsewhere in the hospital. We are an important support team, in the background but providing a vital function for our hospital services.
You will need to be physically fit and be able to cope well with a high demanding workload. We're looking for a dedicated team player that is willing to commit to our ICARE values. In addition to being physically and mentally demanding, in this role you and your colleagues are required to complete complex tasks that require high levels of concentration and attention to detail, manual and dexterous tasks, all while operating a wide range of equipment.
We are looking for someone who is flexible and willing to work a rostered and rotating shift work pattern. Here - s what else we are looking for in an ideal candidate:
- Preference will be given to applicants who currently hold the Sterilising Certificate; however, consideration will be given to those who are willing to gain the qualification;
- Have experience working in a Sterilising Unit;
- The ability to work efficiently and effectively, both as part of a team and independently;
- Maintain high standards of work under pressure and be customer focused
Why choose South Canterbury?
As one of the country - s smaller districts our people always have room to move and grow - you - ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you - re more than just a number; you - re part of a team where everyone knows your name.
On top of all that, you - ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.
At Te Whatu Ora, Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence (ICARE) are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can - t wait for you to join us.
Apply now - this moment is yours!
Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz
We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site. If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.
Application Deadline: 2 April 2023
This job advert may close early once a suitable applicant is found.
As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand South Canterbury|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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