CSSD Assistant

at Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Location East London, East London, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

A vacancy exists for an CSSD Assistant  based at Life Beacon Bay Hospital, reporting to Sally Perumaul, Theatre Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the correct packing and sterilization of instrument sets and linen packs for theatre, hospital and doctors’ rooms in accordance with Company infection control standards.

 

Critical Outputs

To prepare sufficient instrument sets conforming to company standards

 

To ensure the correct application of sterile indicators and autoclave for maximum steam penetration

To check and prepare sets for sterilization

To correctly wash and clean instruments

To control sufficient instrument sets

To prepare sufficient linen sets conforming to company standards

 

To conduct regular daily checks on linen levels and ensure there is sufficient linen available

Compile, sterilize and store linen packs and implement corrective action to problem areas

To ensure functional, maintained equipment according to legislative requirements

 

Conduct chemical, biological and mechanical checks in accordance with manufacturers specifications

Document test results

Check and maintain heat sealing machine and clean washers in accordance with company specification

Ensure timeous repair of all equipment malfunctions

To ensure efficient utilization of non-recoverable stock items

 

Review and prepare action plan to reduce appropriately for cost effective use by theatre staff

 

Requirements

 

Grade 12 or relevant qualification

CSSD experience and training in the private hospital setting

Excellent communication skills

Experience in packing of equipment

Must be able to work flexible hours

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

Awareness of safety protocol

Adherence to safe standardized loading and unloading of autoclaves

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Professional and technical proficiency

Excellence orientation

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Action orientation

Ethical behaviour

 

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