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Apply now Job no: 523441
Work type: Part time
Location: Joondalup Health Campus
Categories: Clinical Support - Technician/Orderley

Orthopaedic Technician

Joondalup Health Campus

Joondalup Health Campus is seeking an experienced Orthopaedic Technician to join our Theatre team.


The Opportunity

As an Orthopaedic Technician, you will work as an integral member of the clinical team by supporting theatre personnel to prepare the theatre environment for the appropriate procedure. This will include positioning patients and ensuring patient safety and dignity is maintained at all times, while complying with legislative guidelines and the policies and procedures of Joondalup Private Hospital and Ramsay Health Care. Your role will also involve, but is not limited to;

  • Adhering to guidelines and maintaining the sterile field during surgery; and
  • Undertaking designated cleaning tasks in accordance with documented procedures and schedule to ensure high standards of cleanliness (including personal) are maintained.

Flexibility to work across a seven-day rotating roster, including morning, afternoon and evenings is critical for this role. 


About You

Principle Responsibility

Liaise with Clinical Coordinator and Clinical Nurse, Orthopaedics as a resource for orthopaedic equipment and other technical equipment as requested.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Certificate III in Operating Theatre Technician Practice (or equivalent) or working towards - desirable
  • Recent relevant experience and understanding of issues associated with acute care / perioperative settings
  • Participate as a valued team member promoting and contributing to a supportive team environment.
  • Able to carry out duties within Operating Rooms environment.
  • Act as a resource for all Operating Rooms staff with regard to orthopaedic surgery.
  • Liaise with Clinical Coordinator Orthopaedics and Clinical Nurse Manager in the development and implementation of new policies and procedures relevant to orthopaedic surgery.
  • Ensure the maintenance of excellence in the delivery of patient care, through the development and provision of orthopaedic resources.
  • Basic understanding of infection control principles
  • Display high level of communication skills to enable effective communication with all levels of staff and medical personnel.
  • Able to carry out duties within Operating Rooms environment.
  • Willingness to accept and promote Ramsay’s core values.

Candidates with prior experience in an Orthopaedic setting will be highly regarded. 

 

Why Joondalup Health Campus

Joondalup Health Campus, (JHC) is a 712-bed facility owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected private hospital operator. Treating both public and private patients, JHC provides comprehensive acute medical care to the community within Perth’s rapidly expanding northern corridor. With such a large hospital to operate, JHC currently employs over 3,200 staff, with numbers continually increasing to meet the demand for services. Benefits of working with us include:

  • Onsite free parking
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Onsite childcare
  • Subsidised JHC Vacation Care
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee benefits/discounts

 

 

 How to Apply

Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include a CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above). 

Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of two Covid19 vaccinations prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a current National Police check and Working with Children Check, as well as proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases.


For enquiries, please contact: 
Karen Morrey, Clinical Nurse Manager on E: MorreyK@ramsayhealth.com.au

 

Close Date: Friday 28 January 2022 - 1155pm

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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