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Sterilising Unit Technician


Job title: Sterilising Unit Technician

Company: MercyAscot

Job description: Are you a qualified CSSD Tech, or have you ever thought of a career as a Sterilising Technician? If you have hands-on technical experience and you’re a fast learner – we’ll train you in this sought after profession.

MercyAscot is New Zealand’s largest private surgical facility with 22 theatres across 3 sites. Our Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) is responsible for the decontamination, assembly, sterilisation, and packaging of all equipment used within our operating suites. We’re the backbone of our theatres’ operation and with the ever-increasing number of daily operations, Sterilising Unit Technicians are in demand.

As a Sterilising Unit Technician or Trainee at MercyAscot you will join a hard-working team of more than 30 professionals. This position will suit someone who enjoys a physical work environment and dealing with a large number of surgical instruments within a busy operating suite. If you are interested in learning new skills and take initiative in your day-to-day work – we’d love to hear from you!

This is a permanent position (0.8 – 1.0 FTE) with variable 8 hours shifts between 0630-0000 hours, across Monday to Friday and occasional weekends. And our CSSD will soon be relocating to our brand new purpose-built facility in Parnell.

Your main duties will include:

  • Clean and sterilise reusable medical devices and surgical instruments
  • Assemble, check and package reusable medical devices and power tools
  • Ensure continuous and sufficient supply of sterile items to the operating rooms
  • Maintain infection control principles and standard precautions
  • Assist with managing incoming/outgoing loan instruments and implants

As the successful candidate you will have:

  • NZSSA Membership including Level 4 Sterilising Certificate or, as a Trainee, be willing to enrol in the NZ Sterilising Certificate course
  • Relevant experience in surgical / healthcare environment would be an advantage
  • Aptitude for handling mechanical equipment
  • Good physical fitness and agility
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Previous experience in equipment loans or a customer services role

At MercyAscot, we’re proud to offer our staff a great range of benefits, including:

  • Free car parking
  • Christmas & New Year close-down
  • health insurance subsidy after 2 years service
  • recruit-a-buddy scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • discounted gym memberships & E-cycles
  • pharmacy discount & discounted hospital fees
  • discounts at multiple retail outlets as part of our Boost programme

If you have what it takes, click APPLY now! Applications will close 15 January 2024.

Please note only candidates currently already residing and eligible to work permanently in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

Expected salary:

Location: Parnell, Auckland

Job posting date: Sat, 18 Nov 2023 03:40:12 GMT

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