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Instrument Technician (Grade 5)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 24/08/2022 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 174753

Reference: 174753

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Work as a Central Sterilising Unit (CSU) and Satellite Reprocessing Unit (SRU) Supervisor

  • Be part of a highly skilled team that is constantly evolving and modernising with the times

  • Help shape the environment as we work to expand and rebuild our service 


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 services 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 the Instrument Technician (Grade 5) you will manage the work flow and function of the CSU or SRU floor. Your role will be to address and overcome challenges that arise with the changing needs of the unit and the organisation while maintaining a high standard of practice in accordance with Barwon Health policies and procedures as well as AS/NZS 4187:2014. 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


Our dynamic work environment provides support and education as you grow and develop your skills and abilities. You will be encouraged to think on your feet to overcome challenges and learn from those experiences. You are encouraged to show initiative and innovation in your role as a supervisor to bring your own points of view in ways in which the unit can grow as a team.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility/program

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast


About the Geelong Region, Australia


Geelong is Victoria’s second largest city, located one hour’s drive of the capital city, Melbourne. Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. We are known for our big city feel without the congestion and traffic, our stunning coastline, diverse nightlife and food culture. Living here allows you to spend more time doing the things you love like enjoying our sporting facilities, shopping, café precincts, lakes, river walks, wineries, and pristine beaches all within arm’s reach across Geelong. You can also have the option of living Inner City, Coastal, Suburban or Rural.


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.


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.


We at Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy. You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of your recent influenza vaccination received post March 2022 in the application process.

Instrument Technician (Grade 5)

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Joshua Griffiths - 0400 866 796
Maureen Atchison - (03) 4215 2197

Instrument Technician (Grade 5)