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
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?
What we need:
As a member of a dynamic diagnostic system, you will provide technical support to the Respiratory Therapy Department regarding the general operation of critical care equipment and related supplies under the direction and supervision of the Manager, Respiratory Therapy. In this role, principal responsibilities include: maintaining proper inventory of respiratory/anaesthesia equipment and supplies; assemble, test and repair general respiratory equipment; coordinate routine preventative maintenance with Biomedical Service; troubleshoot and repair respiratory equipment throughout the hospital; order respiratory equipment parts for the hospital and test all new or repaired equipment prior to circulating within the hospital; clean, sterilize equipment, and calibrate machines in alignment with MDRD processing and IPAC standards; assist Registered Respiratory Therapist with troubleshooting respiratory equipment; perform transportation functions; perform cross-functional and/or other duties as assigned or requested; perform other duties consistent with the job classification. In addition, you have demonstrated problem solving and organization skills and can effectively time manage and prioritize your workload. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families. MSH is a teaching site for Fanshawe College Respiratory Therapy program. The Respiratory Technician will take an active role in the student education program including providing education and evaluation.
Successful applicants should be available to work weekdays 7.5hrs. Please note schedule may change due to operational needs.
What you Bring to MSH:
Completion of related Post-Secondary Diploma/Certificate or a combination of relevant experience and education required
Completion of a recognized post-secondary Electronics Technician program or Medical Device Reprocessing/Medical Device Sterilization Program required
Knowledge of inventory control, sterilization methods, technical & mechanical skills related to biomedical and respiratory equipment required
Minimum of 1 year practical and related experience in a health care setting, working with respiratory therapy equipment required
Experience with electronic supply ordering system such as Plexxus preferred
Working knowledge and remaining current on required educational manufacturer updates in order to appropriately maintain equipment
Ability to move heavy or awkward equipment, as required
Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other relevant legislation
Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (W.H.M.I.S.)
Knowledge of applicable Hospital and departmental policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols and practices
Current BCLS certification required
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong teamwork skills with the ability to work collaboratively within an interprofessional team
Proficient computer skills
Demonstrated good attendance record and performance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
Demonstrated 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.