• Hygienist/Cleaner

    Location ZA
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/7/2018 7:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3153
    Category
    International Positions
  • Overview

     

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

     

    The Hygienist may be appointed to serve one or two districts, as such applicants must be prepared to be based at any of the following stipulated district areas:

    1. KZN Province (uMgungundlovu, uThukela, uMkhanyakude, uGu, King Cetshwayo/uThungulu, eThekwini)
    2. Western Cape (City of Cape Town)

     

    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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