Department of Health

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

WORCESTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL

STERILIZATION 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 requirement: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7). Experience: Appropriate experience and appropriate knowledge of CSSD. Inherent requirement 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 processes • 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 • Foundation courses in sterilisation and decontamination recommended.

Duties (key result areas/outputs): 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, test instrument washing machines, autoclaves and other equipment, check linen and supplies as well as assisting with stock taking in the department • Operate autoclaves and instrument washing machines and ETO (gas sterilisation) • Issue sterile stock according to departmental needs • Order, monitor, control and maintain stock levels • Handling and management of loan sets and report and assist with investigation of lost instruments/equipment • Fold and sterile linen packs, as well as condemning of linen.

Note: Shortlisted candidates may be subject to competency testing. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Enquiries: Ms S Nieuwoudt, tel. 023 348 6455

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS H SWART, TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: WORCESTER HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG X3058, WORCESTER 6850.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or http://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: 30 July 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.