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Job Title: Sterilization Technician (2)
Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa
Length of contract: 3 months probationary contract with possibility of extension 

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. 

In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Government / Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa. 

The objective of the activities is to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes. 
Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
  • Know and strictly apply all specific sterilization and hygiene protocols and security rules. Proactively seek for advice and clarifications from the functional supervisor in case of doubt about the specific protocol or procedure to follow in each specific case.
  • Maintain clean and disinfected the work environment allocated to his/her position applying the specific protocols and using the tools and equipment provided:
1.    Clean all instruments in the sterilization solution as directed.
2.    Place instruments into the sterilizer and operate at the correct time as instructed.
3.    Ensure a clean and safe working environment.
4.    Ensure a reserve of 0.1% and 0.5% chlorine solution at all time
  • Maintain clean and organized the sterilization area/room and equipment
1.    Recognize all instruments as per the provided diagrams
2.    Organize all instruments for packaging
3.    Pack the instruments according to the sets as directed by the supervisor
4.    Label all sets correctly with the expiry date clearly indicated
5.    Cycle packs to unit(s) based on soonest to expire.
6.    Maintain sterilization tag log book for each autoclave cycle.
7.    Perform regular routine inventory/consumption and ordering in conjunction with supply and/or pharmacy for materials and supplies
8.    arrange instruments according to their expiration date, etc)
  • Deliver the instruments to the different wards or departments.
  • Collect and evacuate waste produced during sterilization process and by medical structures to the designated site, empty out dustbins as often as necessary to ensure an efficient quality of care and safe environment.
  • Report any repair or maintenance work needed related to sterilization to the supervisor, as well as any relevant information related to his/her responsibilities.
  • Ensure availability of sterilized instruments and material, and draw up orders for on-going needs.
  • Ensure there are adequate packs sterilized for night, weekend and holiday shifts
  • Keep good record of all instruments in sterilization and report any missing instrument to the supervisor.
  • Clean the Autoclave by removing the lime deposit using water and vinegar, once per month
  • Literacy (reading and writing). Internally trained by MSF desirable (MSF will train before starting). OT training desirable.
  • Previous experience in relevant positions desirable. .
  • Local language and Mission language essential.
  • Results, Teamwork, Flexibility, Commitment, Stress Management, Service
  • Literacy (reading and writing). Internally trained by MSF desirable (MSF will train before starting). OT training desirable.
How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents to before  6th January 2017.

We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)

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