SALARY : R147 036 per annum
CENTRE : Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

sterilization operator


Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) Grade 9 (std.7). Experience: Appropriate experience working in a decontamination and sterilization unit within in a hospital. Inherent requirements of the job: Good communication skills (read, speak and write) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Willingness to work shifts including weekends, public holidays and night duty. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good interpersonal relations skills and ability to work in a co-operative way within a team context. Foundation courses in sterilization and decontamination recommended. Basic understanding of disinfection, decontamination and sterilization.

DUTIES : Effective application of sterilization processes and techniques and promote/adhere to infection control as well as health and safety regulations. Decontaminate, pack and sterilize instruments and supplies. Assist with folding of surgical gowns, folding and packing surgical linen, cleaning and testing
sterilization equipment, washing machine and autoclaves. Assist with lifting and pushing heavy equipment as well as processing respiratory equipment. Maintain equipment in an optimum working condition and utilization of resources. Use autoclaves, washing machines and equipment/consumables in
a cost-effective manner. Monitor, control and maintain adequate stock levels. Report and assist with investigation of lost instruments/equipment.

ENQUIRIES : Ms B Ludick Tel No: (021) 658-5763

APPLICATIONS : The Chief Executive Officer: Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital,
Rondebosch, 7700. FOR ATTENTION : Ms N Charles

NOTE : Shortlisted candidates may be expected to undergo a competency test.
CLOSING DATE : 18 August 2023

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