CSSD Assistants

at Life Flora Hospital
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Vacancies exist for two (2) CSSD Assistants based at Life Flora Hospital, reporting to, Unit Manager, Carrie Mc Grory. The purpose of this role is to conduct nursing activities to ensure quality patient care.


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 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

Ensure the full functioning and maintenance of the gas autoclave

To ensure efficient utilization of non-recoverable stock items

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




Grade 12

Previous CSSD experience

Training in the private hospital setting advantageous

Experience in packing of equipment

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

Ability to work shifts according to the operational requirements of the hospital

Computer proficiency would be an advantage




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


Interested candidates can send their CV


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