Sterile Services Technician or Trainee / Kairahurahu Ratonga Āta Horoi at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital
Service: Sterile Services Unit
Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $53,000 to $59,000
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking a Qualified Sterile Services Technician or someone interested in becoming a Sterile Services Technician Trainee to join our team at Te Whatu Ora. This role is responsible for the decontamination and sterilisation of surgical instruments required for our Operating Theatres, Wards and Departments. While preference will be given to qualified and experienced Sterile Services Technicians, we encourage individuals who wish to become Sterile Services Technicians to apply. This is a physical role so the successful applicant will need be fit, have good communication and computer skills, be able to follow instructions and will bring a positive and enthusiastic attitude to our dynamic fun team. Will have the ability to perform to a high standard and meet deadlines. Must be able to work all rotating, rostered shifts across both Wellington Regional Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital sites.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Sterile Services team plays a vital role in patient safety and reducing infection. And it's not simply a matter of washing things, it's a highly qualified job. The department cleans, disinfects, and sterilises reusable medical equipment, from surgical instruments, to flexible scopes and anaesthetic masks used in theatre. The team sterilises a staggering amount - thousands of items a day. The team carries out a range of procedures depending on the instrument, and takes care of the entire process, from initial assessment to reassembling and categorising instruments ready for collection.
Moū - About you
Qualified Sterile Services Technician applicants will have:
- Demonstrated experience in service, quality or process improvements.
- Has achieved a minimum L4 Certificate in Sterilising Technology and has relevant experience.
- Member of NZ Sterile Sciences Association (NZSSA).
- Maintains professional registration with the NZSSA.
- Training provided to obtain the Certificate in Sterilising Technology
All applicants must have:
- Focus on delivering high quality care for the patient / client / whānau.
- Continual improvement focus.
- Coordinated, effective, efficient and planned service provision.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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