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Operating Department Assistant - Winelands Day Theatre

Closing date: 22/08/2022  
Number of positions: 1 
Recruiter name: Nadine Lizelle Hearne  
Reference number: 25929  
Permanent

Mediclinic Winelands Day Clinic | Stellenbosch | 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.

 

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