Competition No. - S104542910D1
Posting Date - Oct 27, 2020
Closing Date - Nov 03, 2020
Hourly Rate - $19.69 - $25.99
Grade - 04
Hours - 0-35 per wk
This position was previously posted. Previous applicants need not apply.
This competition is open to all applicants, however internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates.
This is a casual, hourly-paid position that has an end date of July 15, 2021. This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.
The School of Dentistry is looking for motivated Medical Device Reprocessing Technicians (MDRT), interested in opportunities to join a dynamic team, supporting excellence in education and patient care. Working under the Supervision of the Materials Management Supervisor and day-to-day support with the Central Sterilization (CS) Lead, the MDRT is responsible for the duties related to the decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, wrapping, and sterilization of the Oral Health Clinic's dental instruments.
Openings within the MDRT casual pool are available for individuals that are interested in providing periodic and/or occasional coverage support for the Central Sterilization Unit in the School. Shifts may range from 3 to 7 hours in length and available shifts may occur within the following timeframes: 7am to midnight, Monday - Sunday.
Follows the Standard Operating Procedures for the cleaning, inspecting, packaging, and sterilization of dental instrumentation
Is knowledgeable and skilled in the use and maintenance of all central sterilization equipment including, but not limited to instrument and cart washers, instrument tracking systems, hand piece maintenance systems and sterilizers
Loads, operates, and maintains cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing equipment
Performs standard tests to monitor the effectiveness of sterilization procedures
Sorts, assembles, and packages dental and surgical instruments and equipment
Utilizes Axium software for sterilizing and outer barcoding, instrumentation and cassettes
Accurately distribute the items to each department and or student making sure that the appropriate areas get the supplies needed
Moves carts as required between the Dispensaries, Central Sterilization and Materials Management
Maintains an effective inventory control system for equipment and supplies
Participates in the maintenance of central sterilization standard operating procedures and implementation strategies, makes recommendations to the Lead/Supervisor for updating protocols
Prepares and submit reports detailing IPC breaches and compliance as required
Ensures equipment is operating and maintained as per manufacturer’s instructions in coordination with the Dental Equipment Technician
Promotes proper aseptic technique, proper cleaning and maintenance of all equipment
Additional duties as required
High School Diploma and Medical Device Reprocessing Technician (MDRT) certification
One year experience with medical or dental instruments preferred
Current training in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Knowledge of Infection Control Protocol; sterilization procedures for dental instruments and equipment and inventory management an asset
Familiarity of basic dental terminology an asset
Experience working with specialized dental or sterilization software
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
People skills to collaborate and interact effectively with others within a dynamic team-based environment
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and perform tasks accurately with attention to detail
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, push and pull cart loads up to 100lbs, and be able to lift loads up to 50 lbs
Ability to receive HEP B vaccination