Operating Department Assistant - Stellenbosch Verfied

Salary Negotiable Stellenbosch, Western Cape Stellenbosch, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 28-07-2022 12:58:52 PM
Operating Department Assistant - Theatre
Location: Stellenbosch & Winelands

Job Description:
To function as a scrub practitioner, circulator and anesthetic assistant under indirect supervision of a professional nurse. To provide assistance in the recovery room under the direct supervision of a professional nurse.

Responsibilities:
Continuously deliver safe quality patient care in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in accordance with the set theatre standards
Ensure effective peri-operative preparation for an allocated theatre list
Adhere to infection prevention and control principles in order to mitigate clinical risks
Ensure optimal utilization of equipment and pharmaceutical stock to minimize financial risks
Theatre environment and operations
Aseptic technique
Infection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocols
Instrument management techniques
Record keeping
Risk identification

Job Requirements:
Operating Department Assistance Diploma
Computer literate (Microsoft Office)