Hygienist/Cleaner needed to support a district-based voluntary medical male circumcision program in the Ethekwini district. This includes working with clinical staff to maintain cleanliness of the VMMC site.
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
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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Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.
Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.