Core and Anesthesia Aide, Procedures
BC Children’s Hospital, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver BC
Casual Opportunities Available
Wage: $24.02 per hour
Work as a member of an integrated team to ensure the overall equipment and supply requirements for the procedure rooms are available and functioning, in addition to assisting with the changeover of the room between procedures.
What you’ll do
Dismantle soiled surgical and anaesthetic instruments and equipment from Operating Room Suites, Endoscopy, Dental Operating Room and Radiology. Decontaminate and process the equipment as required, preparing soiled equipment and instrumentation for transport to Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) and returning clean equipment to designated areas.
Pick and distribute instruments, flexible endoscopes and sets for operative procedures. Assemble and prepare case carts with instrument sets, surgical and anesthetic supplies, and equipment for each procedure.
Requisition OR, Endoscopy and Anesthesia supplies from the stores department and/or MDRD, restocking supplies in the designated storerooms, the Procedure suites, the individual service areas and anesthesia cart.
Set up endoscopy equipment prior to each procedure and test to ensure proper operation of functions such as air, water, suction, lights, pressure and biopsy forceps, placing other supplies and equipment at hand. Transport equipment to operating room or radiology room as directed.
Ensure sterilizers and portable Medical Device Reprocessing equipment is operating according to the manufacturer’s specifications by having a working knowledge of the specifications and ensuring the correct results. Conduct routine testing by utilizing standard test procedures such as air detection and biological indicators, monitoring the efficiency of the sterilizer and other portable equipment and advising the CNC of any discrepancies with routine test results. Maintain records of tests performed to comply with quality assurance standards.
What you bring
Grade 12 graduation.
Successful completion of a recognized Medical Device Reprocessing course.
One (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge of surgical and medical terminology.
You have the ability to:
Communicate and deal effectively with others.
Operate related equipment.
Physically carry out the duties of the position.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.