CSSD/Theatre Technician

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 600 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Trades and Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/CSSD130417
Closing Date: 25-Apr-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2017.pdf (PDF, 91KB)

CSSD_Theatre Technician Grade 1.pdf (PDF, 187KB)

Contact: Tricia Burke
(03) 5485 5355

Position Details

CSSD /Theatre Technician

Permanent Part Time Position

A position has become available in the Central Sterilising Services Department (CSSD) at Echuca Regional Health & REDHS. The CSSD is committed to the excellence in patient care through the effective processing of reusable surgical and medical equipment and the provision of sterile supplies.

As a member of the health care team the instrument technician decontaminates, packages, and sterilises theatre and ward equipment and sterile supplies, and maintains clean and hygienic surroundings in the CSSD. This position would also include on site training as a theatre technician.

Desirable Requirements

Knowledge and experience and/or qualifications in sterilising technology an advantage but a willingness to learn and undertake a Sterilising Technology course. 

Ability to obtain a thorough knowledge of instruments/equipment and supplies processed in CSSD, and to initiate appropriate action and follow protocols for the decontamination and sterilisation of equipment. 

Demonstrated ability to work individually as well as a member of a team.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

The ability to prioritise work in order to meet departmental priorities. 

Our team requires someone who has:

  • An interest in CSSD/Theatre tech positions

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment.

How to Apply:

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria. 

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286. 

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Trish Burke, on: (03)  54855355 

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on Tuesday, 25 April 2017.

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