CSSD & Instrument Technician Team Leader

BRHS is based in a beautiful part of Victoria on the Gippsland Lakes. This role will enable you to pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community. BRHS is East Gippsland’s largest healthcare provider and employer offering a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of new opportunities.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1531956
Closing Date: 19-May-2021
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - CSSD & Instrument Technician Team Leader - May 2021.docx.pdf (PDF, 547KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Carmal Hardwick, Perioperative Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3398

Position Details

Full Time role

A rare leadership opportunity has arisen for a motivated professional who has a high level of knowledge and experience in hospital Central Sterile Services Departments. This is a great chance to use your specialised skills in a senior role.  A job share arrangement will be considered for this position.

The Position:

In this role you will oversee the day to day running of the CSSD and work in collaboration with the Perioperative leadership team to ensure the needs and services of our consumers are met.  To be successful in this role you will provide effective leadership, direction and supervision to the instrument technician team ensuring appropriate departmental policies and procedures are in place and followed. 

The Team:

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) Perioperative suite provides a high standard of Perioperative care for a full range of services provided by both local and visiting specialists.  Technical and support staff play an integral part of the broader Peri-operative workforce who work as a multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality health services are provided at BRHS.

Key criteria for this role include:

  • Certificate IV in Health – Sterilising Practices for Technicians.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as an Instrument Technician is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in all areas of CSSD at an advanced level.
  • Proven ability to lead and develop a well-functioning team and provide supervision, training and support to Instrument Technicians.
  • Ability to prioritise competing issues and negotiate timeframes, while still providing a quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a proactive manner with a high degree of autonomy and accountability

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.

Why should you apply?

This is a great opportunity to gain a senior role and work with a new comprehensive tracking system which improves sterile supply workflow, resource utilization and logistics. You will enjoy working with a fantastic team in our Perioperative Unit who are dedicated to delivering quality patient care. Organisational benefits include extensive salary packaging and a comprehensive health and wellbeing program.    


For more information contact: Carmal Hardwick, Perioperative Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3398

Applications by close of business:  Wednesday 19th May 2021

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description and be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below.

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