29349 - 01P5D

Team Leader
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 09 April 2020

Classification: Sterilising Services Technical Officer Level 2
Salary: $63,365 - $72,560 plus superannuation
Position No: 29349 - 01P5D
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 26 March 2020
Contact Officer: Natalie Ogilvie on natalie.ogilvie@act.gov.au or 02 5124 2283

Details: Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community-based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. Overview of the work area and position
Overview of the Work Area and Position
The Infrastructure and Health Support Services Division is responsible for facilities and asset management, delivery of capital and minor projects, and infrastructure services, support and operations. The Sterilising Services section is embedded within this Division.
Sterilising Services (SS) provides sterilising services to Canberra Hospital (CH), Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) and some private clinics within the ACT and surrounding areas of NSW by cleaning, disinfecting and sterilising of Reusable Medical Devices (RMD). SS provides reprocessing of RMD, purchasing, instrument repairs and maintenance.
SS is organised into the following functional areas:
  • SS at Mitchell, including management and administration
  • Sterilising Unit at CH
  • Sterilising Unit at CPHB
  • Central Reprocessing Unit (CRU) at Gastroenterology and Hepatology at CH
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory/highly desirable:
  • Certificate III in Sterilising
  • Certificate IV in Sterilising (HTL47015), or Certificate IV in Leadership and  Management (BSB40215)
  • Minimum five years previous experience working in a sterilising services department including sound knowledge of AS/NZS 4187:2014
  • A current driver’s license is highly desirable.
  • Experience in leading and mentoring teams.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Comply with CHS credentialing requirements for allied health.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
Note: This position involves participating in a rotating roster. The rotating shift roster will require the employee to work within a 24 hour/7 days per week period across all Sterilising Services’ sites (Mitchell, Canberra Hospital including Central Reprocessing Unit and Calvary Hospital, please note, Calvary Hospital has an additional shift rotation of 2:30pm – 11:00pm).

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Leaders and Senior Management