Instrument Technician

Job posted: 09/06/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 43756

Reference: 43756

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Grade 2, 3 and 4 roles available
  • Permanent full time or part time
  • Base salary + salary packaging + super

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the North East of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About CSSD:

The Austin Health Central Sterilizing Services Department (CSSD) engages in all aspects of decontamination, packaging, sterilizing and storage of re-usable medical devices. We are located across two sites, the Austin Hospital and the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.

A regular day in this role will see you:

  • Clean, disinfect and sterilize reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment
  • Ensure that sterile supplies are stored and handled correctly
  • Communicate with relevant staff when equipment is faulty

The successful candidates will: 

  • Have a Certificate IV or III in Sterilising Services and experience as an Instrument Technician in a hospital setting
  • Have current knowledge of sterilisation techniques 
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Be highly organised and motivated with the ability to multitask in a busy workplace
  • Have ability to prioritise and a high attention to detail
  • Be team orientated 
  • Be able to work shift work including night shifts 

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Generous salary packaging with a tax free threshold of $29,860 to increase your take-home pay
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists
  • Five weeks annual leave

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager

Instrument Technician

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Silvana Afrasiabi - (03) 9496 5050
Penny Robin - (03) 9496 505_

Instrument Technician