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Nursing

Senior Staff Nurse, Central Sterile Supplies Department

06 Jan 2020

You will be responsible for the quality and maintenance of all instruments and equipment.


Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in the co-ordination and provision of quality assured sterilization services in a controlled, timely and cost effective manner and upholds professional standards through continuing education and development.
  • To participate in the care and maintenance of all instruments and equipment, ensuring adherence to the recommended standards in the decontamination, assembling, packaging, sterilization and distribution.
  • To participate in the application of the T-Doc system which provides total traceability of all instruments and equipment sent for decontamination and sterilization.
  • To assist in maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of all items sterilized to enable traceability.
  •  To be responsible in ensuring that sterilized items are distributed only after availability of a negative validation result.
  • To ensure proper documentation is done in an event when the sets are  released during the quarantine period.
  • To participate in the regular monitoring and documentation of the  validation processes done for all the equipment according to the department’s protocol.
  • To co-ordinate with the respective vendors/departments on the schedules for preventive maintenance of all CSSD equipment and the follow-ups. 
  • To assist in the formulating and updating of SOPs, WIs and JDs with Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse for the department to function efficiently.
  • To perform any other related duties as assigned by Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse.

Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing.
  • Singapore Nursing Board Registration.
  •  At least 2 to 3 years of peri-operative or CSSD experience.
  • Experience in T-Doc system.
  • Knowledge of hospital policies and work instructions, and current trends in CSSD practices.
  • Computer literate.
  • Staggered hours, no overnight shfit required.