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Instrument Technician

Apply now Job no: 562785
Work type: Casual
Location: Mitcham Private Hospital
Categories: Clinical Support - Technician/Orderley

Instrument Technician

Mitcham Private Hospital, Mitcham 

Casual Opportunities

We offer flexible career pathways and a genuine commitment to work-life balance, learning and development.



 About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for carrying out the cleaning, assembly, inspection, wrapping and sterilisation of surgical instruments and medical equipment for Mitcham Private Hospital’s Clinical departments and external customers.

  • This will include working in conjunction with the Operating Theatre staff to provide timely sterile products, trays and equipment where applicable.
  • This is a critical part of the surgical process and the ability to work efficiently with your team to manage pressing deadlines is crucial.
  • You will be rotated in various allocated areas within the department
  • You will ensure consistency and continuous workflow between the various Operating Theatre areas and CSSD whilst practising exceptional customer service and maintaining the high operational standards of the sterilisation department.

In this role you will report to the CSSD Manager and work closely with an efficient professional team.  



About You

  • Available from Monday to Friday on short notice.
  • Minimum 1 year experience from Grade 2-Grade 4 Instrument technicians
  • Understanding of the AS4187 standards which is now known as AS5369:23
  • To succeed in this role, you will have a minimum Cert 3 qualification in Sterilising Services.
  • Understand or experience the tracking system concept  (eg: TDOC, Instacount, MaQs)
  • Handling of used items for sterilisation process, including collection procedures and precautions.
  • Decontamination and disinfection processes.
  • Demonstrated instrumentation knowledge & able to assemble instrument trays correctly.
  • Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Intermediate computer literacy skills - including MS office and various data bases
  • Your positive attitude will enable you to work effectively alongside our team and independently as required.
  • Endoscopy reprocessing or Loan kits experience or willingness to learn
  • In addition, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment with the ability to assist the perioperative team to deliver the best care for our patients in line with our Ramsay core values.



You will also bring: 

  • Certificate 3 (or working towards) in Sterilising Services
  • Be customer service orientated – internal and external
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment
  • Fully committed to continual improvement
  • Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Can do’ attitude and good work ethics
  • Experience working in a Sterilising Unit desirable but not essential



About Us

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia's largest and most respected private hospital operator, Mitcham Private Hospital is a fully accredited, 124 bed acute medical, surgical, maternity and mental health facility, providing for the healthcare needs of Melbourne’s outer eastern communities.



What’s in it for you? 

Professional Advancement: Recognition, Rewards, Professional Development, and Employee referral programs. Free access to LinkedIn Learning, education scholarships and the Ramsay Leadership Academy to support career progression.  

Discounts:  Ramsay Rewards - Access great deals at major retailers. Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts - you’ll pay less for hospital cover and receive higher extras limits for things like General and Major Dental. 

Health and Wellbeing: Flexible work opportunities with the ability to have a say in your roster, Flexible Leave Program, and a free Employee Assistance Program offering access to confidential counselling, coaching and support 24/7.  

Leisure/Social/Financial: Discounts for leisure travel with selected Hotels, salary sacrifice opportunities e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing and more. 

*Please note casual employees may not be eligible for all benefits.  



How to apply

All applications must be lodged online.

Applications made by recruitment agencies will not be considered.

  • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19 a vaccine approved by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Muhammad Hidir Othman on

Ramsay Health Care is committed to Child Safety.  Details of our commitment are set out in our Code of Conduct, available at 


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