MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING TECHNICIAN/PERIOPERATIVE AIDEApply Now Job ID 1259570 Date posted 05/15/2019
Facility :SUMMERLAND HEALTH CENTRE
We are actively seeking new Casual Medical Device Reprocessing Technicians/Perioperative Aides to join our team at the Summerland Health Centre.
Medical Device Reprocessing Technicians/Perioperative Aides assist 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. Other duties relate to transporting patients, specimens, equipment and supplies within the perioperative area; restocking supplies in theatres and storage areas; and providing input to the surgical team regarding patient observations and interactions. This position also 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.
We are looking for candidates who are knowledgeable in the use, care and location of perioperative equipment and supplies.
Summerland Health Center is a small and very efficient perioperative unit that provides quality care for day surgery procedures. With two Operating Rooms, Summerland Health Centre offers surgical services including ears, nose & throat, ophthalmology and dental.
Once hired into a casual position, employees become eligible to apply internal on relief and permanent positions as they become vacant. 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, there is the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.
Be part of a dynamic team! Apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
Successful completion of Sterile Processing Course.
One year’s recent related experience is an asset.
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.
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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