STERILISATION OPERATOR Chief Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services SALARY : R122 595 per annum CENTRE : Worcester Hospital REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirement: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7). Experience: Experience and appropriate knowledge of CSSD. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work shifts (day and night), as well as public holidays. Willingness to work overtime when needed. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge of the sterilisation process. Good interpersonal and numerical skills. The ability to work in a team environment and independently. Effective cleaning and packing abilities of heavy equipment. Good communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

DUTIES : Deliver/collect soiled equipment to and from the theatres and various other departments with a heavy duty trolley, including related duties in the operating theatres. Decontaminate, package, control and sterilise of instruments, linen and supplies as well as assisting with stock taking. Clean, control and test instrument washing machines, autoclaves and other equipment in the department. Operate autoclaves and instrument washing machines and ETO (gas sterilisation) procedures. Issue sterile stock according to departmental needs. Order, monitor, control and maintain stock levels. Fold and sterile linen packs, as well as condemning of linen. ENQUIRIES : Ms S Nieuwoudt Tel No: (023) 34853-6455, Email:

APPLICATIONS : The Chief Executive Officer: Worcester Hospital, Private Bag X3058, Worcester, 6850.

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