Instrument Technician (Grade 1) | [WT290]

Instrument Technician (Grade 1) | [WT290]

12 Oct
Bendigo Health

12 Oct

Bendigo Health


Position Summary

Work in an environment that offers:

- A dynamic and growing health service that embraces new technologies

- A supportive working environment

- An opportunity to work with a leading regional health service

The Position 

About the Role

Grade 1 Instrument Technicians should demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills. It is essential for all Instrument Technicians working in CSD to have thorough knowledge of infection prevention and control and be able to apply these principles to their job role.

An Instrument Technician Grade 1 will be required to undergo a 3 month orientation program consisting of training in all areas of reprocessing reusable medical devices within CSD.

An automatic upgrade to an Instrument Technician Grade 2 will occur after the 3 month training period. 

Key Responsibilities:

- Undertake the full range of cleaning, inspection, packaging and sterilising activities

- Ensure Infection Prevention and Control guidelines are adhered to at all times 

- Ensure that work is attended in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines

- Participate in a rotating roster and ability to work across all shifts 7 days per week

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

The Team

The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute and mental health services. We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and speciality services including; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics and Mental Health Services.

The Central Sterilising Department (CSD) provides sterilisation services for the Bendigo Health Group, other regional hospitals and external customers. The team are responsible for ensuring medical and surgical equipment are cleaned and decontaminated, inspected, packaged and sterilised for Bendigo Health and external customers. All processing is in compliance with the Australian Standard 4187 and the Infection Control Guidelines for the prevention of transmission of infectious diseases in the health care setting.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trails and wineries within our region.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

How to apply

Selection Criteria Essential: 01.Demonstrated ability to gain the skills and knowledge required to work with specialised processing, medical and surgical equipment

Essential: 02.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with all levels within the organisation

Essential: 03.Ability to maintain and interpret required documentation

Desirable: 04.Sound appreciation of the key concepts of Infection Prevention and Control and Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines

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