CSSD Instrument Technician

Vision Hospital Group
Melbourne
Western Suburbs
Healthcare & Medical
Nursing - Theatre & Recovery
Part time
Posted 20d ago

Transforming lives, that’s our vision and we hope you feel the same! 

Vision Hospital Group (VHG) comprises 10 day surgeries across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. At our day surgeries, you will find friendly, highly experienced administrative and specialist theatre teams, led by an on-site Director of Nursing. 

 

VHG as part of Vision Eye Institute (VEI) is Australia’s leading provider of ophthalmic services, with a mission to transform lives through a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality outcomes for patients.  

 

To realise our vision of transforming lives we need amazing people to be a part of our specialist team and we hope that includes you! 

 

The opportunity and a bit about us

We have an opportunity for a CSSD Instrument Technician to join our passionate team at Footscray Day Surgery. We are open to either permanent part-time (a minimum of 16 hours per fortnight) or casual, with Wednesdays and Thursdays being key days. We seek flexible candidates as there are generally more hours available depending on the schedule and the roster. 

 

Footscray Day Surgery is an accredited, purpose-built facility for ophthalmic surgery. The day surgery features state-of-the-art equipment and technology to support the latest surgical techniques, optimise patient outcomes and ensure patient comfort at all times. 

 

In your role, you would be responsible for delivering  exceptional technical skills within the Sterilisation Department, ensuring compliance with AS/NZ 4187 and  to act in accordance with OHS requirements.  

 

A bit about you 

You bring with you a Certification 4 in Sterilisation and  CSSD experience. You can demonstrate knowledge of the Department of Health Guidelines, Standards and Regulations, OHS, Infection Control and their impact on delivery of care. 

 

You are passionate team player who can also work autonomously. You’ll have strong attention to detail, excellent time management skills, a focus on compliance and a commitment to quality, best practice and workplace safety.

You’ll have experience in:

  • Cleaning and packing of all instruments and equipment required for use by the Day Surgery

  • Maintaining instrumentation and equipment according to the manufacturers’  recommendations/guidelines

  • Maintaining, validating and calibrating equipment through structured maintenance agreements

  • Sterilisation of instrumentation and equipment

  • Delivering effective communication with the surgical team to ensure sterilised instruments are available on time for each theatre case

  • Validation of sterilisers and maintaining accurate and up to date records of all sterilisers according to AS/NZ 4187 and State Health Department requirements

 

What you can expect from us 

We take pride in our positive workplace culture; strong focus on teamwork, comprehensive internal training and continuing professional development opportunities. Our people and our culture are our biggest asset and we work exceptionally hard to nourish both. 

 

When you join Vision Hospital Group you’ll have access to employee benefits such as retail discounts, CPD learning events, counselling services, recognition programs and so much more. If you think you’re ready for a career with  Vision please hit the apply button now! We look forward to meeting you.

 

To find out more, visit us www.visionhospitalgroup.com.au.

 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an Instrumentation Technician?
  • Have you completed a qualification in sterilisation services?

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