Robyn is currently the Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) of the Central Sterilizing Departments (CSD) of Gold Coast Hospital Health Service (GSHHS).
The role includes determining the GCHHS compliance with AS/NZS4187 and working with the CSD teams and Reprocessing Reusable Devices (RRD) committee to achieve full compliance.
The role includes developing Procedures, Work instructions, Audits e.g. storage conditions of sterile RMDs in Operating theatres, annual equipment Performance Qualification, and education.
Another aspect role is to ensure instructions for use of Reusable Medical Devices( RMDs) are complied with in clinical practice utilising a data base for the reprocessing of reusable RMD as per IFU – accessible to all staff.
As member of GCHHS Strategic Consumables & Equipment Approval Committee (SCEAC) Robyn works to ensure new RMDs presented for trial or purchase are compliant with AS/NZS 4187
Chair of HE-023 – responsible for AS/NZS 4187(December 2010 – November 2015)
Member of ISO committee for packaging
Attended ISO technical meetings Internationally
1994 – 2005 State and Federal President role for Australian Sterilizing associations –-
Sterilizing Research Advisory Council of Australia
Now a life member of SRACA Qld
Presented conference papers
State, National and International conferences
Inaugural member of Sterilizing Course development and teaching at TAFE 1993 – 2007