CSSD assistant | Netcare Hospital

Role summary
The CSSD assistant is responsible for the execution of procedures and tasks to clean, prepare, pack and
sterilize unsterile instruments, linen and cons umables and to supply sterile requirements to theatre and
other auxiliary departments in the hospital.
 Professional flexibility in working hours while supporting daily business hours.
Will interact with internal and external customers through several dif ferent means.

Key work output and accountabilities
 Fold and Pack linen in the correct m anner for sterilization.
 Wash and care for instruments according to the correct procedure.
 Pack instrument sets and loose articles in the prescribed manner for sterilization.
 Ensure that all required instruments for procedures are sterile and ready for uti lization.
 Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals
 Active involvement in own professional development to maintain a satisfactory level of skill and
knowledge
 Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures
 Work effectivel y and co -operatively with others to establish and maintain good working relationships
that are mutually beneficial.
 Develop collaborative relationships to help accomplish work goal. Closing date: 16.09 .2022

Requirements
 Grade 12 or equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
Work experience
 CSSD experience will be advantageous Role profile
Role title CSSD Assistant
Division Hospital
Reporting structure Unit Manager

Knowledge
 The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to facilitate personal development
through coaching.
 The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in times of uncertainty.
 The ability to e valuate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve set objectives.
 Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results.
 Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environm ent by setting appropriate priorities and achieving
set objectives within a given time frame.
 Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences.
 The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of internal and external c ustomers.
 Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers, visitors, vendors and any
other person that requires a relationship.
 Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own reaction to change.
 The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement.
 Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
 Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
 The capacity to clearly present inf ormation, either written or verbal.
 Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
 The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
Non Managerial/ Specialist Skills
Coaching Others*
The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them
to facilitate personal development through coaching.
Leading and Managing Change*
The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide
leadership in times of uncertainty.
Performance Development*
The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a
team to achieve set objectives.
Taking Action
Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and
taking responsibility for results.
Decision Making Capable of making decisions ti meously and taking responsibility for the
consequences.
Managing Self
Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting
appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time
frame.
Customer Focus and Service
Delivery The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and
external customers.

*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues,
suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a
relationship
Adapting and Responding to
Change Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing
own reaction to change.
Continuous Improvement The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous
improvement.
Personal Work Ethic Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Building Relationships Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
Values and behaviours
Netcare values At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our
patients and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the
participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We
care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate about quality care
and professional excellence.
 Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient
care and services we offer at every level of the organization.
 Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work.
Open commun ication with honesty and integrity is essential.
 Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals.
A commitment to care with the qualities of respect and
understanding.
 Compassion – We engage everyone with empathy and respond with
acts of compassion in all interactions with our patients and their
families.
 Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and
creative partnerships with others and the commitment to
communicate.

The Netcare way Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service
standard holds us accountable for the below seven behaviours, which
you will be accountable to uphold:
 I always greet everyone to show my respect.
 I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
 I am always well -groomed to show my dignity.
 I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
 I always engage to show my compassion.
 I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
 I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.