Institution: Victoria Hospital, Wynberg (Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)
Service benefits: 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.
General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7).
Appropriate experience in the CSSD environment.
Inherent requirements of the job:
Willingness to work shifts, weekends, public holidays and night duty and be rotated.
Willingness to be trained and upskilled, and to attend training courses as designated by the hospital.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ability to work in a co-operative way within a team context with good interpersonal skills.
Basic understanding of disinfection, decontamination and sterilisation.
Basic knowledge of theatre instruments and linen.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Collect and deliver soiled and clean linen and packs to and from theatre and wards.
Effective application of sterilisation processes and techniques, including decontamination, packing and sterilisation of instruments, linen and supplies.
Promote/adhere to infection control as well as health and safety regulations.
Assist with cleaning and testing of sterilisation equipment, washing machines and autoclaves.
Cost effective utilisation of resources and maintain equipment in optimum working condition.
Monitor, control and maintain adequate stock levels, assist and report with investigation of lost instruments / equipment.
Support to the supervisor and team members.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.