Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is the first hospital in East Africa to be accredited by the Joint Commission International from the USA. The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 60 years.
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Supervisor, CSSD Department.
Responsibilities:Collect, dirty instruments from the units, sort classify and decontaminate all soiled instruments Confirm the type of instrument collected from the relevant units and complete the required documentation Ensure effective infection control protocols and proper use of PPE and always apply universal precautions when performing duties. Use appropriate detergents and decontamination process as per the laid down guidelines and procedures to wash and decontaminate instruments and equipment. Inspect instruments for function and damage, lubricate instruments as required Inspects washer/disinfector machines and refills disinfectant solutions Pack sets as per the checklist Select the recommended material for packaging, Pack, seal and label the tray with the stated details: name of set/technician, processing date and expiry Apply autoclaving indicator tape on each outer wrap Monitor and Confirm quality check has been done in accordance with the guideline Maintain records as per the guidelines. Alerts the Manager about incidences and any other unusual occurrences in the unit. Participates in unit-based quality improvement projects Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
Requirements:CSSD Technician course Minimum grade D- (D Minus) Licensed by Kenya Health Professional Oversight Authority Registered by Peri-operative Technician and Technologist Association of Kenya 1 year experience in health care related field, or same role in a health care facility is preferred.
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