MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING TECHNICIAN/PERIOPERATIVE AIDEApply Now Job ID 1421790 Date posted 07/15/2020
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Interior Health has Casual opportunities for a Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) Technician/Perioperative Aide at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.
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. Transports patients, specimens, equipment and supplies within the perioperative area. The attendant will be knowledgeable in the use, care and location of perioperative equipment and supplies. Restocks supplies in theatres and storage areas. Provides 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.
Casual employment provides relief coverage in positions occupied by regular employees. It also includes short-notice, on-call shifts covering immediate absences on a day-to-day basis. Days of work would include Days, Evenings, and/or Nights. Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.
If you would like to be part of our exciting team, we would love to hear from you.
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 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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