Operating Theatre Technician_Operating Theatre

National University Hospital Date Posted: 2-Nov-2017

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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
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Qualification:
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels

Job Description

Job Description 

  • The Operating Theatre Technician is responsible to provide a safe and clean environment for the surgical patient.
  • Check the suction and diathermy machines for cleanliness and good working order
  • Check operating lights for clarity and good functioning
  • Performs routine cleaning of operating table/ room, equipment and accessories
  • Prepare the operating room for each patient scheduled on the operating list
  • Assist in the safe transfer of patient from the ward to operating theatre,  from trolley to operating table, and vice versa
  • Assist surgeon(s) in tourniquet application
  • Adjust and focus the operating lights
  • Clear soiled linen and surgical wastes to the disposal room
  • Discard contents from suction bottles and change the suction liner
  • Maintain proper housekeeping of operating theatres, sluice rooms, change rooms and bathrooms
  • Performs any other duties as assigned

 

The Requirements

  • ‘O’ levels or NITEC preferred
  • Willing to work on 3-rotating shift pattern
  • Possess initiative and keenness to learn
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

 

Job Description 

  • The Operating Theatre Technician is responsible to provide a safe and clean environment for the surgical patient.
  • Check the suction and diathermy machines for cleanliness and good working order
  • Check operating lights for clarity and good functioning
  • Performs routine cleaning of operating table/ room, equipment and accessories
  • Prepare the operating room for each patient scheduled on the operating list
  • Assist in the safe transfer of patient from the ward to operating theatre,  from trolley to operating table, and vice versa
  • Assist surgeon(s) in tourniquet application
  • Adjust and focus the operating lights
  • Clear soiled linen and surgical wastes to the disposal room
  • Discard contents from suction bottles and change the suction liner
  • Maintain proper housekeeping of operating theatres, sluice rooms, change rooms and bathrooms
  • Performs any other duties as assigned

 

The Requirements

  • ‘O’ levels or NITEC preferred
  • Willing to work on 3-rotating shift pattern
  • Possess initiative and keenness to learn
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

 

Company Overview

National University Hospital
National University Hospital
The NUH is a tertiary hospital and major referral centre for a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and dental specialties including Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery. The Hospital also provides organ transplant programmes for adults (in kidney, liver and pancreas) and is the only public hospital in Singapore to offer a paediatric kidney and liver transpl…