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Operating Department Assistant

Closing date: 21/10/2021  
Number of positions: 1 
Recruiter name: Cindy Leigh Swanepoel  
Reference number: 18477  
Permanent

Mediclinic Midstream | Centurion | South Africa 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To function as a scrub practitioner, circulator and anaesthetic assistant under indirect supervision of a professional nurse. To provide assistance in the recovery room under the direct supervision of a professional nurse.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Continuously deliver safe quality patient care in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in accordance with the set theatre standards

Ensure effective peri-operative preparation for an allocated theatre list

Adhere to infection prevention and control principles in order to mitigate clinical risks

Ensure optimal utilization of equipment and pharmaceutical stock to minimize financial risks

REQUIRED EDUCATION

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION: Operating Department Assistance Diploma

DESIRED EDUCATION: None

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: None

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: None

REQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Theatre environment and operations
Aseptic technique
Infection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocols
Instrument management techniques
Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
Record keeping
Risk identification

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.

It is a condition of employment that all Mediclinic employees based in Southern Africa are vaccinated against any dangerous or life threatening transmissible diseases. Currently applications for the advertised position will only be considered from applicants who have been at least partially vaccinated against Covid-19 by the time of their appointment with an understanding that full vaccination will be achieved within two (2) months after appointment date. 

 

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Shift Type:  Nursing


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