MSF Switzerland Sterilization Technologist Job in Likoni, Mombasa, Kenya

Jun 11, 2017

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. 

In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Government / Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa. 

The objective of the activities is to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes.
 
 
Job Title: Sterilization Technologist
 
Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa    
 
Length of contract: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance (includes 3 month probationary period)
 
Main Purpose: According to protocols applied in the corresponding service(s) or ward(s) of a medical structure, carry out sterilization of medical equipment, instrument and surfaces.

Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
  • Know and strictly apply all specific sterilization and hygiene protocols and security rules. Proactively seek for advice and clarifications from the functional supervisor in case of doubt about the specific protocol or procedure to follow in each specific case.
  • Maintain clean and disinfected the work environment allocated to his/her position applying the specific protocols and using the tools and equipment provided:
  1. Clean all instruments in the sterilization solution as directed.
  2. Place instruments into the sterilizer / TBM and operate at the correct time as instructed.
  3. Ensure a clean and safe working environment.
  • Maintain clean and organized the sterilization area/room and equipment
  1. Recognize all instruments as per the provided diagrams
  2. Organize all instruments for packaging
  3. Pack the instruments according to the sets as directed by the supervisor
  4. Label all sets correctly with the expiry date clearly indicated
  • Deliver the instruments to the different wards or departments.
  • Collect and evacuate waste produced and by medical structures to the designated site, previously sorted by medical staff, empty out dustbins as often as necessary to ensure an efficient quality of care and safe environment.
  • Report any repair or maintenance work needed related to sterilization to the supervisor, as well as any relevant information related to his/her responsibilities.
  • Ensure availability of sterilized instruments and material, and draw up orders for on-going needs.
Requirements
 
Education
  • Diploma in Nursing from a recognised institution
  • Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
Experience
  • 2 years’ experience as CSSD Nurse / in relevant positions desirable.
Languages
  • Local language and Mission language essential, English and Kiswahili
Competences
  • Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, stress management, service
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents on or before 13th June 2017;

at the compound near Bomu Hospital off Likoni- Ukunda Road, Likoni only on working days between 8am and 5pm 

OR through the website http://www.uhired.me/job/119 after your registration

We apologize that due to the volume of applications we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)




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