Sterile Services Assistant

Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
SK10 3BJ
Spire Healthcare £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
5 Jun 2021
Closes
4 Jul 2021

Job Description

Working from the Spire Regency site in Macclesfield, the role of a Sterile Services Assistant is to work as part of a dedicated team providing a critical decontamination service to the on-site Theatre and Outpatients Departments.

The job demands working to strict policies and procedures meeting the requirements of regulatory and international standards ISO13485. Attention to detail, good literacy and numeracy skills and dexterity are required along with good communication and teamwork essential to this role.

You will be required to work 30hrs per week between the hours of 8am-8:30pm.

Duties and responsibilities

To provide the multidisciplinary perioperative team with an exemplary sterile supplies service within the operating theatre suite by assisting in the reprocessing and distribution of medical and surgical reusable devices for use in patient care.

This role involves manual handling, exposure to blood and bodily fluids, and working with chemicals and machinery. There is no involvement with patients.

Accurately checking back into the department instruments that have been used in patient operations, decontamination, inspection, assembly, packing, sterilisation and distribution. This will involve learning about the safety and operational aspects of machinery used in the departments.

To comply with all reasonable requests made by a Supervisor, Manager or designated Assistant.

To complete all paperwork correctly, legibly and on time. Particular attention is paid to accounting for each instrument / item on the Tray List / Pack Specification.

To inform a Supervisor when any raw material stocks are becoming low.

To maintain compliance to all mandatory training as defined by Spire and the Hospital's needs.

To comply with the department's training programme.

To communicate and deal with enquiries from customers, colleagues, supervisors and managers, external auditors, suppliers in a polite and helpful manner, seeking advice where required.

To contribute to developing the service to ensure that delivery of medical device decontamination is safe, effective and follows best practice.

To assist in the training of decontamination colleagues to perform tasks as directed by the supervisors/managers

To ensure that Clinical Governance and risk management are embedded within daily practice.

Provide and receive patient information, ensuring that all patient information is provided, received and recorded in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Spire Policies.

Carry out any other duty that reasonably falls within the general nature and level of responsibility of the post.

Working Hours: 30 hours

Contract Type: Permanent

We offer employed colleagues a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

28 days including Bank Holidays in accordance with a 30hr per week contract.

• Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options

• A 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers

• Free Bupa wellness screening

• Private medical insurance

• Life assurance

Our Values

We are extremely proud of our heritage in private healthcare and of our values as an organisation:

• Driving clinical excellence

• Doing the right thing

• Caring is our passion

• Keeping it simple

• Delivering on our promises

• Succeeding and celebrating together

Our people are our difference; it's their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

For further information about this role please contact Adam Hewitt, SSD Lead on Apply or Apply Apply

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Job Details

Sterile Services Assistant

Macclesfield, Cheshire, Englandd Spire Healthcare
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
5 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
4 Jul 2021

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