Central Sterilising Services (CSS) Coordinator

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20170829_9
Closing Date: 03-Dec-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CSS Coordinator_August 2017.pdf (PDF, 229KB)

Contact: Beth Whitehead, Nurse Manager, Theatre
02 6048 4642

Position Details


Central Sterilising Services Co-ordinator - Grade 4

Permanent- Full Time


Albury Wodonga Health requires a Central Sterilisation Services Co-coordinator (CSS) Coordinator to join our AWH team.


Albury Wodonga Health is a unique service.  It is the first cross border public health service to exist in Australia, and operates under an agreement between New South Wales and Victorian governments to provide the largest regional health care services between Sydney and Melbourne. It supports an outer catchment population of 250,000 and covers the North• East of Victoria and Southern New South Wales.


Primary responsibilities of this role will be managing the three Central Sterilisation Service Department (CSSD) departments - Albury Hospital CSSD, Wodonga Hospital CSSD and Wodonga   Dental Service CSSD.  These services support surgical specialties such as obstetrics,    orthopaedics,    ophthalmology,    ENT,    urology,    paediatric,    gynaecology, endoscopy, dental, plastic and facio-max, pain and general.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Sound knowledge and experience in the management and maintenance of sterilising processes, reusable medical devices and associated equipment
  • Sterilisation Qualification (Grade 4) or working towards same.
  • Thoroughly working knowledge of AS4187, GENCA and infection control principles.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate staff.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Award. AWH offers full orientation salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Successful  applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes   in  order  for  AWH  to  meet  its  obligations  regarding  screening for serious criminal offences (within  and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the

AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should  you  have  any  questions  regarding  this  position,  please  contact  Beth Whitehead, Nurse Manager, Theatre, Albury-Wodonga  Health, 02 6048 4642.


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply  Now'  (at  bottom  of page)  to  complete  the Application Form.  Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed.  Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.


NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email people.workforce@awh.org.au. Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.

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