Department of Health
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CALEDON HOSPITAL (1 POST AND 1 POST 5/8TH)
HERMANUS HOSPITAL (1 POST)
STERILISATION OPERATOR PRODUCTION (3 POSTS) (2 FULL-TIME POST AND 5/8TH POST)
REMUNERATION: • R122 595 PER ANNUM (2 POST) • R76 623 (LEVEL 3) PER ANNUM (5/8TH POST)
SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE
Requirements: Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std. 7). Experience: Appropriate experience working in a decontamination and sterilisation unit within a hospital. Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work shifts including weekends, public holidays and night duty.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • Good interpersonal relations skills and ability to work in a co-operative way within a team context • Foundation courses in sterilisation and decontamination recommended. Basic understanding of disinfection, decontamination and sterilisation.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Collection of used and soiled equipment from all departments daily • Effective application of sterilisation processes and techniques and promote/adhere to infection control as well as health and safety regulations • Perform standard testing on equipment, machines and power tools • Decontaminate, pack and sterilise instruments and supplies • Assist with folding of surgical gowns, folding and packing surgical linen. Assist with cleaning and testing of sterilisation equipment, washing machine and autoclaves • Maintain equipment in an optimum working condition and utilisation of resources • Use autoclaves, washing machines and equipment/consumables in a cost-effective manner • Monitor, control and maintain adequate CCSD stock levels in all departments and theatre • Report and assist with investigation of lost instruments/equipment.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to do a competency test.
Enquiries: • Ms R Darvel, tel. 028 212 1070 (Caledon) • Mr N Adams, tel. 028 312 1166 (Hermanus)
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS A BRITS, TO THE DISTRICT DIRECTOR: OVERBERG DISTRICT OFFICE, PRIVATE BAG X07, CALEDON 7230.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or www.westerncape.gov.za) must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the aforementioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CVs will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.
As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.
Closing Date: 28 June 2021
The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated.