Vacancy: Bank – Decontamination Technician
Job Reference: 1417
Location: KIMS Hospital Maidstone
Closing Date: Friday 27th December
KIMS Hospital reserves the right to remove job adverts before the closing date.
Interview Date(s): w/c 6th January 2020
We are looking for a Decontamination Technician to join our BANK here at KIMS Hospital to ensure our consultants have the right equipment available in time for their surgery is one of the reasons we have our own Decontamination Unit here on site at the hospital. You will be involved in the preparation, sterilisation, quality assurance and distribution of surgical instruments to operating theatres and other departments. As a BANK member of staff you will be required to cover bus periods, sickness and holiday.
Role Responsibilities include:
- Ensure that equipment and instruments are sterilised, prepared, quality assured and distributed effectively throughout the hospital maintaining our high standards at all times
- Operate departmental machinery in a safe manner and in accordance with all documentation and instructions, COSHH, moving and handling and Health and Safety procedures
- Comply with all national and departmental Quality Assurance procedures and process control instructions
- Communicate effectively with other departments e.g. Wards, Imaging Department to ensure effective and smooth running of the services delivered
- Ensure the highest standards of infection prevention and control are carried out; this includes the safe collection and handling of potentially infected instrumentation prior to decontamination
- Use the department’s electronic tracking system to log and track instruments into, through and out of the department.
- Have previous experience working within a highly audited/sterile environment
- Flexible approach to work within the sterile service department
- Be a fast learner, with a basic level of education and excellent communication skills
- Ability to carry out instructions accurately and able to follow company procedures and policies
- Be absolutely patient and customer service focused with a passion for providing and outstanding service.
If you do not receive a reply within 1 working week from the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
Previous applicants need not apply.
If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, Lily would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 538217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
At KIMS Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
Any offers of employment made by KIMS Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Information about the DBS checks can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
Posted 10th January 2020
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