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Operating Theatre Technician

Date: 08-Mar-2023

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch


The Hospital:


The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.


The Role: 

As an Operating Theatre Technician at The Royal Children's Hospital operating suite you will be considered a valued member of our professional health care team. Operating theatre technician’s provide important support for our patient’s, families, and guardians under the direction of nursing, anesthetic and surgical staff. We deliver great patient care within the operating theatre suite including such examples as setting up the theatre environment, transporting patients and equipment, patient positioning, cleaning + maintaining theatre equipment and environment.



Essential attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience as a theatre technician
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Certificate 3 in health services assistance Operating Theatre Technician.
  • Certificate 4 in health services assistance Operating Theatre Technician.


Desirable Attributes:

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Dynamic and motivated.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and effective time management
  • The RCH has attractive staff benefits along with support services on offer. The Royal Children’s Hospital is an exciting place to work providing world class facilities to patients, families and staff.


Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and working with children's check.


To view the Position Description, please click here.


Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 12 April 2023