Sterilising & Reusable Medical Device Reprocessing State Coordinator

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Adelaide SA, Australia
  • 13 Jul, 2018
Permanent Full Time Registered Midwife Registered Nurse Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

Job Description

  • Department for Health and Wellbeing, System Performance & Service Delivery, Communicable Disease Control Branch, Infection Control
  • Salary: ASO6: $89,184-$94,543 / PO3: $91,829-$97,287 / RN/M3: $105,321-$110,027

Salary

ASO6: $89,184-$94,543 / PO3: $91,829-$97,287 / RN/M3: $105,321-$110,027

Occupations

Nursing,   Business Unit Management  

Position

The Sterilising and Reusable Medical Device Reprocessing State Coordinator is responsible for the central coordination and oversight of compliance with the relevant Australian standard (AS/NZS 4187: 2014) on sterilising and reprocessing of reusable medical devices in all SA Health facilities. The incumbent will assist with the investigation of cases of possible nosocomial transmission of blood borne viruses and other significant pathogens due to reprocessing failures, including external audit of sterilising facilities in response to investigations where required.

The Sterilising and Reusable Medical Device Reprocessing State Coordinator is also available to provide advice on requirements for sterilising and reprocessing of reusable medical devices to private healthcare facilities, other government departments, and the Chief Executive SA Health as required. The incumbent will also assist with and provide expert advice for private health facility licensing inspections.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Applications close 27 July 2018

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 667594

 

Reference or Job Identity Number

667594

Closing Date for Applications

27 July 2018

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Purchase/Authorisation Number

SH4159