Theater Runner

2 months ago
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International Positions


Theater Runner needed to support a district-based voluntary medical male circumcision program in the uThungulu and eThekwini districts.  Runner will work with clinical staff to ensure that the VMMC site is well stocked and also provides assistance, as needed, to clinical staff in a variety of tasks.




  • Maintains aseptic techniques at all times

  • Passes instruments and supplies to the surgical teams

  • Prepares the operating room by setting up the equipment and sterilizing tools that are necessary for the operation

  • Assists the theater nurse to prepare the operating room by setting up the equipment and sterilizing tools that are necessary for the operation

  • Circulates among four operating suites

  • May assist with cleaning, maintenance, and sterilization of the operating room to prepare for the next surgery

  • Participates in outreach services

  • Aids in recording data

  • Carries out any other duties assigned by the supervisor

  • Adheres to national QA procedures



Required Qualifications

  • Matric level certificate
  • Understanding of sexual reproductive health
  • Experience in a clinical setting, and familiarity with clinical instruments and supplies, preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others, including those from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work independently
  • Willingness to accept any other reasonable duties, as allocated by the site coordinator
  • Willingness to work overtime, as required
  • Ability to absorb new information quickly and apply new skills with minimal supervision
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to respond quickly to instruction as well as anticipate coworkers’ needs
  • Empathetic, supportive, and professional approach to clients
  • Ability to maintain records and maintain the overall cleanliness of the surgical suites



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