CSSD Assistant Packer

at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted August 12, 2019
Category General Labor Jobs in South Africa
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency ZAR

Description

 

Introduction

 

A vacancy exists for a CSSD Assistant, based in Theatre at Vincent Pallotti Hospital, reporting to the CSSD Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the correct packing and sterilization of instrument sets and linen packs for theatre and doctors’ rooms in accordance with Company infection control standards.

 

Critical Outputs

Shift leading in the Absence of the SSD coordinator

Assist and oversee safety checks in SSD

Gathering stats for processing by SSD coordinator

Planning of daily tasks according to theatre slates including ordering of linen, consumables, checking of loan sets and checking sterile stock to ensure it is adequate

Gathering of supporting documents for processing of invoices by the Theatre Manager

Report broken instruments and incomplete sets

Operational duties such as coordinating washing of instruments, packing of sets (including loan sets), loading of autoclaves and assist troubleshooting SSD related queries in theatres

 

Requirements

 

CSSD experience and training in the private hospital setting

Excellent communication skills

Experience in packing of equipment

Must be able and willing to work flexible hours

Knowledge of medical terminology and instruments and process around cleaning of equipment

Awareness of safety protocol

Adherence to safe standardised loading and unloading of autoclaves

Minimum qualification – matric - essential

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

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