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REQ126455 Requisition #
Applications Close: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Sterilisation Tech Gde 1
Remuneration: $27.05 - $28.94 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ126455

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

The Shoalhaven area is one of the fastest growing areas of NSW with over 5,000 new residents making the move here every year. The area has plenty to offer with the beautiful beaches of Jervis Bay, rainforests of Kangaroo Valley and tourist townships like Berry, all within 30 minutes’ drive.
The Shoalhaven Hospital is a busy rural hospital which employs over 1,000 staff. For more information on the Shoalhaven Region, you can visit council's website here.

What you'll be doing

Sterilisation Technicians are part of the Perioperative Team and work in accordance with ISLHD and Sterilisation Service Department (SSD) policies and procedures, the AS/NZ 4187 and NSW Ministry of Health Infection Control Policies. Sterilisation Services clean, decontaminate, package and sterilise re-usable medical devices (RMD) and semi- critical equipment.


Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2018_009 before employment can commence.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Sterilisation Technology Certificate III is required for Sterilisation Technician Grade 2. Sterilisation Technician Grade 1 candidates must be willing to obtain the Sterilisation Technology Certificate III within 2 years of employment.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of the Infection Control principals.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to quality assurance and attention to detail.
  4. Ability high levels of communication and demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work independently and take direction to meet strict deadlines.
  6. Demonstrated basic computer literacy skills.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Luke Royston on Luke.Royston@health.nsw.gov.au

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