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Instrument Technician (Grade 3)

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 04/03/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 183027

Reference: 183027

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Work in an innovative & supportive team located at University Hospital Geelong
  • Permanent full time and permanent part time opportunities in a highly skilled team
  • Be part of an evolving and expanding service in a dynamic and challenging patient focused field

About the facility

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

The Central Sterilising Unit (CSU) and Satellite Reprocessing Unit (SRU) are well-equipped, spacious and modern facilities which provide reprocessing services to all Barwon Health internal and external sites and departments, the largest of these being our busy Operating Services

About the role

As an Instrument Technician you will be a valued member of the reprocessing team. Your role will be to adapt with the challenges of the unit as dictated by the needs of the organisation in conjunction with the supervisor and manager while maintaining a high standard to practice in accordance with Barwon Health policies and procedures as well as AS5369:2024. You will be responsible for ensuring that contaminated and sterile items are collected, stored and distributed in a manner specified by the relevant policies, procedures and standards pertaining to Infection Prevention and the CSU/SRU.

About the culture 

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high-quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. We are all dedicated to supporting the organisation in achieving our vision of - By 2050 everyone in our community enjoys the best health and well being in Victoria.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Djilang, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Instrument Technician (Grade 3)

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Joshua Griffiths - (03) 4215 2197
Maureen Atchison - (03) 4215 2197

Instrument Technician (Grade 3)