Healthcare Assistant (Instruments/Implant Technician OT)

National University Hospital | Date Posted: 26-Sep-2018
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, 'A' Levels

Job Description

  1. Job Purpose

The job-holder is responsible for preparation and assembly of surgical instruments and /or implants sets to ensure they are complete and safe for use.

  1. Duties and Responsibilities
  • Primary Responsibilities and Duties (80%)
  • Receives, sorts, decontaminates, cleans inspects surgical instruments or implants sets after used.
  • Checks and assembles surgical instruments/implants sets in accordance to the format and prepares them for sterilization.
  • Top up implants used for respective surgical sets
  • Inventories and restocks consignment implants into the respective implant sets accordingly. To carry out the necessary follow up if needed.
  • Reports any discrepancy of supplies or implants to NM/NC
  • Operate all equipment associated with decontamination and sterilization safely and as recommended (e.g. washer sterilizer, ultrasonic cleaners, autoclaves etc)
  • Performs and carry out sterilizer test for sterilising machine in TSSU
  • Stores and distributes sterile supplies timely
  • Identifies instruments that need to be repaired/replaced and notifies NM/NC of the Discipline
  • Take appropriates action and follow up with the repair or replacement of faulty instruments.

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties (20%)

  • Maintains proper housekeeping of workplace in TSSU
  • Maintains proper inventory of implants stock level to ensure they are adequate for use
  • Create or up date any surgical instrument format as required
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.
  1. Job Specification
  • Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Possess ability to prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Must be capable of working well under pressure and short deadlines
  • Able to perform 3 rotating shifts

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified


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