Hygienist/Cleaner

ZA
4 days ago
Job ID
2017-3037
Category
International Positions

Overview

 

Hygienist/Cleaner needed to support a district-based voluntary medical male circumcision program in the uThungulu and eThekwini districts.  This includes working with clinical staff to maintain cleanliness of the VMMC site. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Cleans all areas of the VMMC clinic site, including offices, exam rooms, operating rooms, counseling rooms, toilets and the entrance hall
  • Supports the infection precaution and sterilization procedures of all surgical instruments (if needed), scrubs, and other equipment used in surgery
  • Maintains adequate stock levels of cleaning equipment
  • Reports, to the site manager, any faults that may affect the appearance of the site
  • Assists in carrying out infection control guidelines and universal precautions to avoid occupational exposure
  • Takes reasonable care for the health, safety, and welfare of him/herself and other employees in accordance with VMMC site operations
  • Adheres to wearing safety equipment and clothing at all times
  • Supervises all electrical, plumbing, and other relevant equipment, and reports any faults
  • Undertakes messenger duties—including but not limited—to purchase of office utilities and supplies
  • Performs any other duties allocated by supervisor

 

 

Required Qualifications

  • Secondary school diploma
  • Completed certificate-level training in biosafety on clinical settings is preferred
  • Past experience working on VMMC services or any other health care facility preferred
  • Training in infection control and use of sterilization equipment

 

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