Theatre Assistant – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:            Theatre
Organization:  Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:      Facility SMC Nurse
Vacancy Code:
About US:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to
strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious
diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational
areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and
Treatment, Global Health Security, Training, Research, Laboratory services
(including the CAPcertified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.
Key Duties and
To take charge of the cleaning and sterilization
of all theatre linen to include patient gowns, theatre gowns and drapes.
The laundry assistant will work with the work
with the sterilization nurse in Collecting, cleaning, disinfecting, packing and
sterilizing surgical instruments and linen.
Under supervision of the site team leader, ensure
infection prevention and health care waste SOPs are adhered to and, that the
minimum standards of SMC are adhered to.
Regularly clean the theatre environment and it
surroundings at the site and in circumcision outreaches as guided by MoH
Management of theatre waste using segregation
systems as guided by MoH infection control SOPs.
Manage the disposal of theatre waste as guided
by MoH infection control SOPs.

Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant should have minimum requirement
is a certificate in a health related discipline
At least two years working experience in an
operating theatre setting.
Basic training and understanding of key
infection prevention requirements in a health care setting.
Basic understanding of HIV/AIDS.
How to apply:
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the
successful candidate.
Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and
have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which
should include details of email address, present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and
CV to and let’s save the environment).
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute – IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
Key Notes:
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does
not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.
 Make sure
that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
Deadline: 28th,
October 2019.
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