Position Details
Reference Number 14134
Position Title Instrument Technician - Operating Suite
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Division Inpatient Services
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Health & Allied Services
Classification From: TC6 - INSTRUMENT TECH GR 2
Classification To: TC6 - INSTRUMENT TECH GR 2
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future

A fantastic opportunity exists for a highly motivated and patient centred Instrument Technician to join our team in the Operating Suite.


Our Operating Suite is complemented by an integrated perioperative surgical service that manages patients across Victoria, Australia and New Zealand.


The Instrument Technician position works closely with health professionals within the operating suite to support patient surgical care by providing a range of instrumentation and environmental support services.


To be successful in the role you will demonstrate:

  • Certificate 3 in Sterilisation
  • Ability to prioritise and work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Good communication and problem solving skills
  • Actively promoting positivity and teamwork across all areas
  • High level of accountability and demonstrate a strong and supportive style
  • Multi-skilled and flexible to work in different areas of the operating suite

The role encompasses:

  • Managing the initial decontamination process of all reusable reprocessed items to be sent to MH CSSD for processing.
  • Management of endoscopes, inclusive of; cleaning, testing, processing and liaising with the O.R. floor coordinator for maintenance and repair
  • Management of sterile set ups for required operating theatre lists
  • Management of consumables and reprocessed sterile items in relation to checking, unpacking and stocking
  • Ensuring a clean dust free environment within the CSSD satellite, sterile store, sterile core and Endoscopy clean up areas
  • Commitment to continuous quality improvement, OH&S, and infection control standard

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Certificate 3 in Sterilisation
Desirable: Endoscopy cleaning/reprocessing experience
Contact Person Hollie Janzen
Contact Number 8559 8874
Alternate Contact Person Adam Marlborough
Alternate Contact Number 8559 5786
Closing Date 17/02/2018
Position Description
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