CSSD Assistant Packer

Full-time

CSSD Assistant Packer

Function
Nursing
Facility
Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Position
CSSD Assistant Packer
Introduction
A vacancy exists for a CSSD Assistant based in the Theatre Complex at Vincent Pallotti Hospital, reporting to the CSSD Supervisor. 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 to work flexible hours. Night duty compulsory, when the need arises.
  • 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
Contact
Debra Choice
Tel
021 506 4150
Email
debra.choice@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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