MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING TECHNICIAN/PERIOPERATIVE AIDEApply Now Job ID 1457735 Date posted 10/17/2020
Facility :QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL
Interior Health’s Queen Victoria Hospital (QVH) invites applications for the role of Medical Device Reprocessing Technician/Perioperative Aide. QVH is looking for a knowledgeable Medical Device Reprocessing Technician/Perioperative Aide with experience assisting 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.
The Queen Victoria Hospital is a Community Hospital located in Revelstoke and offers services including acute care, laboratory, obstetrics, and emergency. Two Operating Rooms support general surgery, ob/gyne surgery, and dental surgery. Ambulatory Care services consist of colonoscopy, endoscopy, gastroscopy, and oncology.
As a member of the QVH Medical Device Reprocessing Team, you will perform 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; restock supplies in theatres and storage areas; and transport patients, specimens, equipment and supplies within the perioperative area. Reporting to Manger, Clinical Operations, you will draw upon your ability to provide input to the surgical team regarding patient observations and interactions and use, care and location of perioperative equipment and supplies.
Shifts will follow a Monday to Friday schedule (07:00 to 15:00 hours). Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees will receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, you have the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.
At QVH you will find a welcoming team and joining our team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned vacation destination. We welcome receiving your application today!
Education, Training and Experience:
Grade 12, successful completion of Sterile Processing Course, plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Mathematical aptitude.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Knowledge of surgical and medical terminology.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within their applications. Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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