In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health), patient & staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reports to Supervisor/Charge Aide. Performs a variety of duties such as cleaning, sorting, assembling, and picking of simple and complex types of instrument sets, equipment, and linen used in the Operating Room (O.R.) and other areas of the hospital. Wraps and sterilizes instruments and equipment, utilizing applicable sterilization techniques, and distributes to appropriate areas. Performs related clerical duties.
Education, Training And Experience
Grade 12, successful completion of Sterile Supply Processing course, plus one year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Skills And Abilities
Knowledge of medical and surgical terminology.
Ability to organize work.
Physical ability to carry out duties of the position.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.