DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.
STERILISATION OPERATOR PRODUCTION
NUMBER OF POSTS:
Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services
R115 437 per annum
Worcester Regional Hospital
Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7). Experience: Appropriate experience and appropriate knowledge of CSSD. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work shifts (day and night), as well as public holidays. Willingness to work overtime when needed. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge of the sterilisation process. Good interpersonal and numerical skills. Ability to work in a team environment and independently. Effective cleaning and packing abilities of heavy equipment. Good communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Deliver/collect soiled equipment to and from the theatres and various other departments with a heavy duty trolley, including related duties in the operating theatres. Decontaminate, pack, control and sterilise instruments, linen and supplies as well as assisting with stock taking. Clean, control and test instrument washing machines, autoclaves and other equipment in the department. Operate autoclaves and instrument washing machines and ETO (gas sterilisation) procedures. Issue sterile stock according to departmental needs. Order, monitor, control and maintain stock levels. Fold and sterile linen packs, as well as condemning of linen.
Ms S Nieuwoudt, Tel No: (023) 348-6455
To the Chief Executive Officer: Worcester Hospital, Private Bag X3058, Worcester, 6850.
Ms H Swart
NOTE: Preference will be given to candidates that obtained certificates for Basic/Intermediate/Advance Course in Decontamination and Sterilisation in CSSD. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.
CLOSING DATE: 24 AUGUST 2018