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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Position Summary

If you are a motivated and reliable Medical Device Reprocessing Technician with attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills we would love to hear from you for our relief, full time employment opening.

As a member of the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) Medical Device Reprocessing Team, you will perform a series of detailed technical duties related to the decontamination, sterilization, assembly, function testing and distribution of medical and/or surgical supplies and instruments for various areas of the hospital. In addition to performing related clerical duties and record keeping.

What you will work on:
RIH MDR services the entire hospital, as well as offsite facilities, including Merritt Health Centre, Barriere Health Centre, Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre, etc. RIH MDR processes trauma, ortho, gyne, ENT, general, neuro, spine, urology, endo and more. Organizational skills with the ability to constantly prioritize your work tasks is a must.

How you will create impact:
MDR techs are here to ensure that patients receive their procedure free from worry of infection post procedure. We rely on each MDRT to be here and work in their daily assigned area and complete tasks with a sense of urgency and attention to detail.

How we will help you grow:
New MDRTs receive two days of orientation including introduction to hospital layout and staff, as well as MDR. I-learns and orientation checklists are completed within the first two days with the responsibility lying with the new MDRT to finish completing the checklist. Daily, ongoing follow up and training ensures our techs complete their orientation and gain confidence.

Shifts when available will be within a schedule of Days and Evenings.

Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans. When the employee occupies the position for 6 months or longer, entitlement to the reimbursement for benefits and enrollment in the benefit plan will be at the expense of the employer. Many relief positions lead to opportunity for permanent positions through Interior Health's Internal Recruitment job postings and selection.

We are looking for a new MDRT who has willingness to work in any area of MDR. If you are a self-starter and can work as a team or independently, with ability to handle stress effectively, we welcome receiving your application today!


• Successful completion of a recognized Sterile Supply Processing course.
• One year’s recent related experience is an asset.


Effective April 1, 2022, hourly rate of pay $26.06.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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