Reference Number
42226

Employment Type
Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing

Entity
Monash Health

Department
Sterilising Services

Location
Casey Hospital

Position Summary
  • Full time and Part time capacity available | Ongoing positions
  • Work within a supportive team environment
  • 24/7 rotating roster

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

About our Centralised Sterilising Services Unit at Monash Health, Casey Hospital

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Our newly built state of the art Centralised Sterilising Services Department (CSSD) plays an important role in providing high quality service to Theatres, Endoscopy, Day Surgery Unit and other clinical areas.

About The Role

We are seeking Grade 4 and 5 Instrument Technicians to join our newly built state of the art Centralised Sterilising Services Department (CSSD).

As a member of our team, you will provide support to the surgical staff to ensure positive patient outcomes are achieved via appropriately sterilised surgical instrumentation.

The service operates 24/7 and our Instrument Technicians typically rotate through all phases of the reprocessing cycle. The Instrument Technician role reports to the CSSD Nurse Manager.

As the CSSD Instrument Technician your responsibilities include:

  • Thermal disinfection, packaging and sterilising of all instrumentation for theatre and other clinical areas
  • Comply with AS/NA standards 4187 2014, GENCA
  • Operate, interpret and document all machinery operational requirements
  • Report and document all quality activities
  • Ensure priority of instrumentation and processes
  • Endoscope cleaning and reprocessing experience desirable

We currently have several opportunities for experienced Instrument Technicians as we look to build our team with both Full Time and Part Time positions available.

About You

With previous experience in this field, you will have demonstrated skills in an acute setting and thrive when working in a fast-paced environment. We look for your flexibility in order to respond proactively and adapt to the changing needs of CSSD.

You will have well developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work both autonomously and with Supervision as required.

With your well-developed communication and organisational skills, you are easily able to liaise and engage with others at all levels to deliver outcomes in a timely manner.

What you need:

  • Cert IV in Health – Sterilising Practice for Technicians course or equivalent from a Registered Training Organisation
  • Demonstrated working experience as an Instrument Technician
  • Australian working rights

What we offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills
  • mentorship and career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.

Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2776 or via email to .

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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Contact Person
Name
Position
Phone
Email

Melinda Collins
Director of Clinical Operations - Perioperative Services
0488 660 300

Nicole Crisfield
Recruitment Specialist
0436 618 601


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21/09/2020

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