Medical Device Reprocessing Attendant
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON
Posting Period

Open: October 30, 2019

Deadline: November 23, 2019

UNIFOR - This position is covered by a collective agreement.

Department Name

The Medical Device Reprocessing Attendant reports to the Coordinator, Sterile Processing Department and is responsible for cleaning, assembling, packaging and sterilization of all instruments and supplies for the operating room and inpatient and outpatient clinics. This position involves the handling of a wide variety of complicated instruments. The environment can be challenging due to tight time pressures, the need to be precise in handling instruments and the potential impact on patient care. The position is physically demanding requiring lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and standing.

Rate of Pay: $22.16 per hour - $23.12 per hour

Hours of Work: Regular Part Time (up to 75 hours bi-weekly)
Shifts and placements subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement

Successful completion of a Sterile Processing Certificate
Successful completion of a Certified Medical Device Reprocessing Technician (CSA) certificate preferred
Recent Sterile Processing or Medical Device Reprocessing experience
Knowledge of surgical instrumentation
Knowledge of routine infection control practices
Able to accept accountability for operation of machinery
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated record of satisfactory work performance
Demonstrated computer proficiency (Windows and Internet)
Ability to read, write and speak English in order to follow directions and communicate effectively
Ability to perform physically demanding work
Ability to work under minimal supervision and as a team member
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.

LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable.

Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months. In addition, reference checks are completed as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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