Western Cape Department of Health
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
KARL BREMER HOSPITAL
STERILISATION OPERATOR PRODUCTION (CSSD)
REMUNERATION: R122 595 PER ANNUM
SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE
Requirements: Minimum requirements: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7). Experience: Appropriate experience in the CSSD environment. Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work shifts, weekends, public holidays and night duty and be rotated. 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 • Ability to work in a co-operative way within a team context • Basic understanding of disinfection, decontamination and sterilisation • Basic knowledge of theatre instruments and linen.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Collect and deliver soiled and clean linen and packs to and from theatre and wards • Effective application of sterilisation processes and techniques and promote/adhere to infection control as well as health and safety regulations • Decontaminate, pack and sterilise of instruments, linen and supplies • Assist with cleaning and testing of sterilisation equipment, washing machines and autoclaves • Maintain equipment in an optimum working condition • Cost-effective utilisation of resources • Monitor, control and maintain adequate stock levels • Report and assist with investigation of lost instruments/equipment • Support to the supervisor and team members.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Ms ET Linden-Mars, tel. 021 918 1386
PLEASE SUBMIT FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS A DYERS, FOR THE MANAGER MEDICAL SERVICES, KARL BREMER HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG XX1, BELLVILLE 7535.
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 May 2019
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.