Sterilization Technician (Pool)

Posted 9 months ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Medical & Nursing , NGO
MSF Switzerland is looking for a Sterilization Technician for our pool to carry out sterilization of medical equipment, instrument and surfaces, according to MSF protocols and procedures and (international) hygiene standards, in order to ensure an efficient quality of care and safe environment
Main tasks of the role: 
  • Accept and apply MSF principles, values and internal regulations. Apply MSF protocols and adhere to the rules implemented by MSF within Nablus hospital. 
  • Knowing and strictly applying all specific sterilization and hygiene protocols and security rules. Proactively seeking advice and clarifications from the functional supervisor in case of doubt about the specific protocols or procedure to follow in each specific case.
  • Maintaining clean, disinfected and safe, the working environment allocated to his/her position, applying the specific protocols and using the tools and equipment provided. This includes cleaning all instruments in the sterilization solution and running them through the sterilizer, operating at the instructed correct time.
  • Maintaining clean and organized the sterilization area/room and equipment, recognizing all instruments as per the provided diagrams, organizing all instruments for packaging, packing the instruments according to the sets as directed by the supervisor and labelling all sets correctly with the expiry date clearly indicated.
  • Delivering the instruments to the different wards or departments
  • Collecting and evacuating waste produced by medical structures to the designated site, previously sorted by medical staff, emptying out dustbins as often as necessary to ensure an efficient quality of care and safe environment.
  • Reporting any repair or maintenance work needed related to sterilization to the supervisor, as well as any relevant information related to his/her responsibilities.
  • Ensuring availability of sterilized instruments and material, and drawing up orders for on-going needs.
  • Performing minor maintenance and cleaning of the biomedical equipment following user manual and protocols. Alerting the supervisor in case of malfunctioning of any device.
  • Essential high school degree or diploma (scientific background is an asset)
  • Desirable Previous working experience in a relevant or similar position with MSF or other NGOs
  • Internally trained by MSF desirable (MSF will train before starting). OT training desirable
  • At least 1 year experience Mandatory as “internship“ with DoH 
  • Essential Arabic English beneficial
  • For applicants with foreign certificates, Iraqi recognised state-diploma is required.
  • For applicants registered under DOH Ninewa, a non-objection letter should be provided only if the staff is selected. 
We offer
  • Remuneration in accordance to the Incentive grid
  • The chance to gain professional development and training within an international organisation
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.

How to Apply:
Please send cover letter & CV, Diploma & DoH Card

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