CSSD Technician

Job Description

About the role
Mater Hospital Mackay is seeking an enthusiastic Assistant in Nursing with Certificate (AINC) to join the team within the Central Sterilising Department (CSSD) on a permanent full-time or part-time basis. The successful candidate will be required to work on a rotational 24/7 roster which includes night shifts, weekends and public holidays.
As the Assistant in Nursing you will perform all operational tasks required to provide efficient and effective sterile service within the Mater Health Services. The position reports directly to the Nurse Unit Manager and indirectly to the Nursing Director and Director of Nursing.
The Mater nursing team provides the highest level of specialist care to patients, their families, carers and visitors. Our team of industry professionals work together as a cohesive and collaborative unit, going above and beyond to provide an exceptional level of care and deliver the highest level of clinical standards for the patient and the unit.

Salary range: $29.59 - $32.05 per hour plus superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing
You will support the theatre and CSSD team in activities that ensure the provision of a safe and efficient sterilising service. You will also participate in hospital quality management systems in the unit to ensure a continuous improvement focus. Your enthusiasm and skills will see you seamlessly integrate into this outstanding team, assisting to provide an exceptional level of care and to hit-the-ground-running.

About you
The successful applicant will possess:

  • Must hold / OR Be enrolled in a Certificate III in Sterilisation Services (mandatory)
  • Relevant experience and knowledge in undertaking Sterile Services functions at an operational level within a Hospital or other large organisations
  • An understanding of a commitment to the Mater Mission, Values and their practical relevance to Sterile Services issues
  • Effective communication skills with staff, customers and service partners and the ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in Risk Management and Continuous Quality Improvement Systems and a commitment to the introduction of Best Practice
  • Experience in Workplace Health and Safety issues in Sterile Services
  • Experience in loan set processing highly advantageous

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Unlimited access to a multitude of discounted fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Applications close on 29/06/2024. Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to APPLY NOW!

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.