Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
What we need:
As a Surgical System Technician you will provide support in the Outpatient Procedure Suites and Operating Room while working closely with all members of the inter-professional team.
Responsibilities will include:
Stocking and verification of consumable and reusable supplies in sterile storage area, operating rooms and anaesthesia carts
Ordering and checking procedural case carts
Ordering and maintaining departmental general supplies and linen
Assisting the staff in preparation of procedure rooms between cases (turnover)
Assembly and preparation of specialized equipment and supplies for procedures and assist with the disassembly after procedures
Handling of sterile and high level disinfected supplies and equipment
Reprocessing of endoscopes and general surgical instruments
Operating MDR equipment such as washers, sterilizers, and AER
Working and adhering to standards for work within a sterile environment
The department provides service 7 days a week with schedules rotating through multiple shifts including days (7am-3pm, 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 11am-7pm) and evenings (3-11pm), subject to change based on the needs of the department. The successful candidate must be flexible to work all shifts both during the week as well as on weekends, and statutory holidays. Schedules may change based on operational needs.
Band CU03: $24.18 - 26.17 per hour
What you Bring to MSH:
Graduate of a Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) program at a recognized College or MDRD certification with recent experience in a MDRD and appropriate recertification (every 5 years)
Recent experience in a MDRD setting is an asset
Endoscope reprocessing certificate, from a recognized endoscopy vendor, within the last 5 years is an asset
Recent Endoscope reprocessing experience is preferred
Previous experience in an OR is an asset
Membership with MDRAO is an asset
Demonstrated knowledge of surgical instrumentation, reprocessing equipment, and sterile technique
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within the interprofessional team
Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize
Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment requiring minimal supervision
Ability to work weekday, evening and weekend day shifts
Experience with computers would be an asset
Demonstrated good attendance and performance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families etc) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required.
Markham Stouffville Hospital takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.