MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING TECHNICIANApply Now Job ID 1425212 Date posted 07/23/2020
Facility :KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
Interior Health has a casual opportunity for a Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) Technician at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. The Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is in the Kootenay Boundary health service area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. As a MDR Technician, 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; and performs related clerical duties and record keeping.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities are, but limited to:
• Receives, sorts, disassembles, cleans, decontaminates, sterilizes, assembles, wraps and reassembles all trays, instruments, carts, supplies and equipment related to the Operating Room (OR) and/or other areas of the hospital;
• Performs routine preventative maintenance on instruments, equipment and supplies. Identifies damaged or malfunctioning instruments, equipment and supplies. Reports, records, initiates and follows up on repairs to faulty instruments, equipment and supplies as required;
• Loads and operates sterilizing equipment. Monitors sterilizing equipment operation and performs standard quality assurance tests on effectiveness of the sterilizing process according to manufacturer’s specifications;
• Monitors and maintains established levels of sterile and non-sterile supplies used throughout the facility as per ward and department requirements.
• Prints pick lists using a computerized system. Picks and distributes instrument sets, equipment and supplies for medical and/or surgical procedures for various patient care procedures/areas.
• Performs routine cleaning/sanitation of work stations/areas, storage areas, processing machines and equipment.
• Performs related clerical duties such as maintaining records, answering telephones, filing, typing and information retrieval from computer.
• Assists with orientation and training of new staff and students.
• Performs and records environmental safety monitoring activities.
• Participates in evaluation and trial of instruments, equipment and supplies.
Shifts where available will fall within a Days or Evenings rotation. Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees receive 12.6 percent of straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, Casual employees have the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.
If you would like to be part of our exciting Medical Reprocessing Team, we would love to hear from you. Apply Today!
Education, Training and Experience:
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.
Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of surgical and medical terminology.
• Mathematical aptitude.
• Ability to communicate and deal effectively with others.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal 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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