Theatre Sterile Services Technician

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Mercy Hospital - Dunedin City - Otago

Our Theatre Sterile Services Unit (TSSU) is looking for an experienced and highly motivated person interested in working in our busy theatre sterilising department on a permanent basis. Relevant qualifications and/or experience as a technician or similar experience is required. It would be preferable if the applicant is familiar with ASNZS4187 2014 and GENCA Standards which guide the practice of sterile and Endoscopy Technicians in New Zealand.

This role is offered at 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week) and will be part of a close-knit team that supports the efficiency of surgeries by providing the necessary tools needed in a very busy theatre environment, made up of 6 operating theatres and two day surgery theatres.

As part of our core values at Mercy, we place a strong emphasis on investing in the development of our team’s skillset throughout the hospital. As such, we would offer full training and further education to the right applicant. The ideal candidate would have an open Polytech Sterilising Technology qualification and/or experience in instrument reprocessing including flexible endoscopes.

We would love to hear from you, if you enjoy working in a busy and supportive environment and have:

  •  Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Willingness to learn and take on new tasks
  • Pro-active and positive approach to work
  • Able to work autonomously and within a team
  • Communicating and demonstrating Mercy’s shared purpose and values.


Mercy offers a wide range of staff benefits including: competitive remuneration, subsidised meals, free on-site car parking facilities, subsidised gym memberships to name a few. Support for ongoing training and personal development opportunities are also offered.

For further information about Mercy Hospital Dunedin please visit our website or for more information about the role please email HR Enquiries     


Applications close 7 June 2019 at 5pm

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Applications close 07 Jun 2019