Sterilization Technician at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Sterilization Technician at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Job Features

Job FieldNGO / Non-profit
Job TypeFull-Time
LocationBorno State

Location: Monguno – Borno State
Open to: Nigeria Nationals Only (Male/Female)
Contract Start Date: 2nd October, 2020
Contract Duration: 3 months (with possible extension)

General Objective

  • Under the direct supervision of Health Supervisor, the sterilization technician is carrying out sterilization of medical equipment, instrument and surfaces, according to PUI protocols and procedures and (international) hygiene standards, in order to ensure an efficient quality of care and safe environment, in collaboration with other team members.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Sterilization Of Medical Equipment:

  • Ensure the quality of care provided to patients in PUI facilities through sterilization of equipment
  • Ensure availability of sterilized instruments and material in every department
  • Take medical devices used from different department to the sterilization room
  • Organize and pack all instruments according to the sets and labeling them correctly
  • Sterilizing all instruments according to PUI protocol
  • Monitoring the efficiency of the sterilization cycle taking note at register
  • Deliver the instruments to different wards or departments
  • Preform inventory of equipment and materials
  • Perform minor maintenance and cleaning of the biomedical equipment following user manual and protocols
  • Report any repair or maintenance work needed relating to sterilization to the supervisor
  • Inform the supervisor in case of any missing/damaged/expired item
  • Submit sterilization equipment order to the supervisor on a requested basis

Communication & Reporting:

  • Adhere to supervisor with regards to work schedules, record keeping, patient communications, re-stocking of necessary drugs, consumables and other items
  • Participate in appropriate trainings provided by Première Urgence Internationale
  • Participate actively in meetings when required
  • Remain aware of the security situation in office and clinic locations at all times and provide feedback to the health program manager

Mandatory Requirements

  • Education degree: Minimum of Secondary School education
  • Language skills: Fluent in Hausa and English and good knowledge in Kanuri is an asset
  • Work experience: Sufficient experience at the same position – at least 6 months experience as sterilization technician. Work experience with other NGO’s would be an asset

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Public Health
  • Good knowledge about hygiene standard procedures


  • Interests: Working in humanitarian relief and interest in social issues
  • Understanding of the political situation in the area

Transversals Skills:

  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
  • Ability to manage a fair workload including emergencies.
  • Behavioral flexibility
  • Well organized and hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Reliability
  • Neutrality
  • Able to check validity of information, logical thinking.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) on to apply

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