Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - Medical Device Reprocessing
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, ON
You will contribute to the strength of our Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) through your commitment to teamwork based on collaborative quality improvement and skill-set enhancement. Join St. Michael’s and be part of a dynamic team focused on what really matters: our patients.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the organization and processing of all surgical instrumentation, equipment, medical devices and other sterile supplies.
Work with all St. Michael’s customers in a professional, customer-focused and timely manner.
Will ensure decontamination, cleaning, preparation and assembly of instrumentation and supplies with strict adherence to CSA, PIDAC and department standards, policies and procedures that will ensure safe patient care.
Is able to utilize various methods to sterilize supplies and equipment (e.g. Steam, high level disinfection process, low temperature sterilization, and Pasteurization).
Recognize and participate in the processing and distribution of rush, stat, and walk in requests for sterile supplies.
Stores and replenishes medical and surgical supplies
Prepares and distributes case-carts and medical supplies as required including travel-carts and totes.
Performs cross-functional duties throughout the department as assigned.
Performs other duties consistent with the job classification as assigned.
Maintains department records, logs, reports, and files as required by CSA Standards and departmental policy.
Report discrepancies in process to the Team Leaders and/or Manager for continuous quality improvement.
Performs high level disinfection and/or sterilization of complex scopes.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate of a recognized Sterile Supply Processing certificate program from an accredited academic institution or graduate of MDRAO certificate course with a minimum requirement of 1 year recent Medical Device Reprocessing work experience.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of decontamination, preparation and sterilization of instruments according to current published competency of CSA and PIDAC Standards.
Knowledge of cleaning products and their use including basic knowledge of WHMIS.
Demonstrate excellent communication skills/command of English, both oral and written.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Computer experience and knowledge is preferred.
Ability to work efficiently as departmental and unit team member.
Must be physically able to perform all duties of the position (lifting, bending, and twisting).
Must be able to work independently and prioritize workload within a dynamic, fast paced work environment.
Must have an excellent attendance record.
Knowledge of high level disinfection of complex scopes an asset.

HOURS: The successful incumbent will be scheduled to work Permanent Evenings (1500-2300), however it may be necessary to re-assign staff to a different shift based on operational demands therefore staff must be able to work all shifts, including days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends. Rotating into the occasional weekends/stat holiday.