Operating Room Inventory Control Liaison/Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Position Summary

We are seeking a Casual Operating Room Inventory Control Liaison/Medical Device Reprocessing Technician at Elk Valley Hospital in Fernie, BC.

Days of work: Monday to Friday, Days

Shift times: 08:00 to 16:00

This is a casual position. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and that days of work and shift times may vary. Many careers with us begin with casual employment and lead to permanent or temporary career opportunities.

How will we help you grow?

Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

What will you work on?

If you are a motivated and certified Medical Device Reprocessing Technician with ability to multi-task and take on dual responsibilities, we would love to hear from you.

This position works collaboratively with Nursing, MDR and Logistics and is responsible for completing purchase orders for minor and major equipment, supplies and services within the Operating Room. Ensures stock levels are maintained, and reports inventory issues to supervisor. Cleans, decontaminates, assembles, wraps, sterilizes and distributes instruments, equipment and linen related to the Operating Room. Picks up equipment, instrument sets and fills requests for the Operating Room. Contacts vendor representatives related to inventory issues. Maintains procedure/reference manuals, vendor catalogues and other forms of communication related to Operating Room inventory and logistics.

Where are we located?

Located in the heart of the Elk Valley, Fernie’s spectacular Rocky Mountain setting offers unique opportunities for visitors and residents alike. Fernie's warm hospitality, colourful history, and world-class ski mountain make it an attractive destination for people from around the world.

We love it here…

“Fernie represents a place where you can run away and embrace all that nature has to offer; we are surrounded by spectacular mountain ranges filled with cultural history and story-telling. Fernie is encapsulated by heartfelt hospitality and local generosity. It truly is a recreational Mecca in all four seasons. We have world-class restaurants, one-of-a-kind shops, and cafes. The ability to work in a profession live in a community that inspires emotional tranquility is priceless and I truly feel blessed every day to call Fernie my home.” – RN Jo-Ann Hnatiuk, Clinical Practice Educator, Elk Valley Hospital

Apply today!


Grade 12, successful completion of a recognized Sterile Supply Processing course, plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Effective April 1, 2023, hourly rate of pay is $27.40.

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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca 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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