Operating Department Assistant
Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg
Pietermaritzburg
5d ago

To function as a scrub practitioner, circulator and anaesthetic assistant under indirect supervision of a professional nurse.

To provide assistance in the recovery room under the direct supervision of a professional nurse.

Continuously deliver safe quality patient care in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in accordance with the set theatre standards

Ensure effective peri-operative preparation for an allocated theatre list

Adhere to infection prevention and control principles in order to mitigate clinical risks

Ensure optimal utilization of equipment and pharmaceutical stock to minimize financial risks

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION : Operating Department Assistance Diploma

DESIRED EDUCATION : None

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE : None

DESIRED EXPERIENCE : None

  • Aseptic technique
  • Infection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocols
  • Instrument management techniques
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Record keeping
  • Risk identification
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