Sterile Services/Theatre Technician

  • Excellent opportunity to join a vibrant team
  • Permanent part-time position
  • Provide an essential service hospital wide

About the role

Our team of Sterile Services/Theatre Technicians work in our modern state-of-the-art Operating Theatre suite at Wairau Hospital sterilising and processing reusable instruments and equipment for the operating theatres and other hospital departments, as well as assisting nursing teams with patient transportation, theatre cleaning and equipment provision. 

This is a permanent part-time position working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE) rostered Monday-Friday with an ‘on call’ roster to assist with after-hours work, once training is complete.

As a permanent employee there will be the opportunity for you to study towards a National Certificate in Sterilising Technology (Level 3), from the New Zealand Open Polytechnic; the cost of which will be met by the hospital, if not already attained.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who wants to develop a career in sterile services. You will be eager to learn and thrive in a busy environment and you will be flexible to meet the changing demands of the roster. 

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us

How to apply

Keen to apply now, it’s easy – please fill in our online application form.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specific information please contact Monette Johnston, Acting Nurse Manager Theatre Wairau and Nelson at  

Ref: W18-087

Applications close: Thursday 30th May 

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: W19-087

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 30 May 2019