The position of Wardsperson – Theatres performs duties as assigned by Nurse Unit Manager, Operating Theatre Suite, according to departmental policies…
Company: Southern NSW Local Health District
Location: South Coast NSW Region – Bega Valley – Bega NSW.
Salary: $47,843 – $48,197
The position of Wardsperson – Theatres performs duties as assigned by Nurse Unit Manager, Operating Theatre Suite, according to departmental policies & procedures. these policies & procedures include Work Health & Safety, Manual handling, Infection Control, Hand Hygiene, Forearm Policy & Waste Management. The wardsperson theatres, transfers patients within the Operating Theatre Suite, from operating table to patient trolley/bed and positions patients for surgery. Between patients, the wardsperson – theatres cleans & makes the operating table, removes clean & clinical waste products – used linen, suction canisters & general waste- and mops the floor as required. Positioning aids and equipment are appropriately cleaned and returned to store. Terminal, weekly and monthly environmental cleaning is completed as per direction of NUM.
Demonstrated understanding and experience in the role & responsibilities of a wardsperson as described in the Postion Description.
Demonstrated understanding of current WHS Legislation & Safe Work Practices and how these relate to the invidual rights & responsibilities in the workplace.
Demonstrated understanding of Infection Control & Waste Management policies & procedures.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organisation.
Demonstrated ability to work in and be a team member.
Basic computer skills and ability with web based ordering systems.