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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - Medical Device Reprocessing

Competition #:822147

Job Title:Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - Medical Device Reprocessing

Department:Medical Device Reprocessing

Job Category:Medical Device Reprocessing

New Work Type:Full-Time Temporary < 6 Months

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:SEIU1

Posted Date:12/04/18

Closing date:22/04/18

Salary Range:$23.70 - $26.27 per hour

Length of Temporary Assignment:6 months

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):1.0

You will contribute to the strength of our Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) through your commitment to teamwork based on collaborative quality improvement and skill-set enhancement. Join St. Michael’s and be part of a dynamic team focused on what really matters: our patients.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the organization and processing of all surgical instrumentation, equipment, medical devices and other sterile supplies.
  • Work with all St. Michael’s customers in a professional, customer-focused and timely manner.
  • Will ensure decontamination, cleaning, preparation and assembly of instrumentation and supplies with strict adherence to CSA, PIDAC and department standards, policies and procedures that will ensure safe patient care.
  • Is able to utilize various methods to sterilize supplies and equipment (e.g. Steam, high level disinfection process, low temperature sterilization, and Pasteurization).
  • Recognize and participate in the processing and distribution of rush, stat, and walk in requests for sterile supplies.
  • Stores and replenishes medical and surgical supplies
  • Prepares and distributes case-carts and medical supplies as required including travel-carts and totes.
  • Performs cross-functional duties throughout the department as assigned.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the job classification as assigned.
  • Maintains department records, logs, reports, and files as required by CSA Standards and departmental policy.
  • Report discrepancies in process to the Team Leaders and/or Manager for continuous quality improvement.
  • Performs high level disinfection and/or sterilization of complex scopes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a recognized Sterile Supply Processing certificate program from an accredited academic institution or graduate of MDRAO certificate course with a minimum requirement of 1 year recent Medical Device Reprocessing work experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of decontamination, preparation and sterilization of instruments according to current published competency of CSA and PIDAC Standards.
  • Knowledge of cleaning products and their use including basic knowledge of WHMIS.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills/command of English, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer experience and knowledge is preferred.
  • Ability to work efficiently as departmental and unit team member.
  • Must be physically able to perform all duties of the position (lifting, bending, and twisting).
  • Must be able to work independently and prioritize workload within a dynamic, fast paced work environment.
  • Must have an excellent attendance record.
  • Knowledge of high level disinfection of complex scopes an asset.

HOURS: 

The successful incumbent will be scheduled to work full-time nights (2300-0700 rotating weekends and stat holidays), however it may be necessary to re-assign staff to a different shift based on operational needs.