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MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING TECHNICIAN / PERIOPERATIVE AIDE

Apply Now Job ID 1233360 Date posted 03/13/2019
Job title :MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING TECHNICIAN / PERIOPERATIVE AIDE
Community :NELSON
Facility :KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.49 FTE)
Position Summary

This position assists the surgical team with the preparation of the Operating Room (OR) theaters and the positioning and preparation of the surgical patients and related supplies/equipment. We are seeking a candidate who is knowledgeable in the use and care of perioperative equipment and supplies.

This position performs a series of detailed technical duties related to the decontamination, sterilization, reassembly, function testing and distribution of medical and/or surgical supplies and instruments for various areas of the hospital; and performs related clerical duties and record keeping.

The position also supports the transporting of patients, specimens, equipment and supplies within the perioperative area. This individual provides input to the surgical team regarding patient observations and interactions.

Kootenay Lake Hospital’s Surgical Services Department consists of two OR theaters running Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; sometimes on Mondays. In the role, the Medical Device Reprocessing Technician/Perioperative Aide works rotating days where shifts are 10 am to 6 pm.

This position is relief (aka temporary) until the return of the incumbent (approximately July 2019).


Qualifications

Grade 12, successful completion of Sterile Processing Course, plus one year’s recent related experience
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