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Theatre Technician - Day Procedure

Job posted: 29/04/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 18934

Reference: 18934

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

About the role
As a Theatre Technician Grade 1 at Grampians Health, you will play a critical role in our Operating Suite at the Ballarat Campus. This position involves directly assisting Surgeons and Anaesthetists, performing patient transport, and ensuring the maintenance of high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in line with hospital protocols. This role is pivotal in ensuring that the perioperative services delivered are safe, effective, and compassionate, reflecting our commitment to high-quality healthcare.

This is a fixed term contract for 5 months.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing for and managing operative procedures by providing direct support to surgeons and anaesthetists.
  • Maintain strict adherence to hygiene and sterility protocols, including cleaning and preparing equipment and environments.
  • Perform patient transport duties within the facility, ensuring patient safety and dignity.
  • Monitor and report any issues with the functionality of equipment, adhering to the facility's maintenance protocols.
  • Engage actively in ongoing professional development and participate in quality improvement activities within the department.
  • Comply with all organisational policies, including health and safety guidelines and risk management frameworks.

Skills and experience

  • Educational Background: Completion of Year 12 is desirable, along with a demonstrated commitment to ongoing education in a relevant field.
  • Technical Skills: Familiarity with operating suite protocols and equipment. Previous experience in a healthcare setting is highly regarded.
  • Professional Abilities: Capable of maintaining high standards of care and adhering to strict protocols in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal Attributes: Strong commitment to providing compassionate patient care, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Gayle Clark, Nurse Unit Manager., on 5320 4670 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Theatre Technician - Day Procedure

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Gayle Clark - 53204670

Theatre Technician - Day Procedure