Posting #: 2020-859680
First consideration will be given to members of the bargaining unit in accordance with the collective agreement.
Position: Medical Device Reprocessing Technician (MDRT)
Department: Surgical Program - Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD)
Status: Temporary Full-time for approximately 1 year
Hours: Monday to Sunday, various rotating 7.5 hour shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
MDRD provides service to the organization's reprocessing needs of reusable equipment/instrumentation to support patient care in all clinical areas. MDR staff work in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and accuracy is imperative. Day to day activity is full of variety as the changing needs of the Operating Room will determine the bulk of the workload. Emergency Room and Out Patient Departments as well as the Foot Clinic and the Code Blue Exchange Cart inject variety to the dynamic work environment.
This is what you'll be doing:
You will be responsible for ensuring that the Medical Device Reprocessing Department provides reprocessed items to patients and clients throughout the organization in a manner that adheres to guidelines and standards set by organizations such as CSA (Canadian Standards Association), PIDAC (Provincial Infections Diseases Advisory Committee), MDRAO (Medical Device Reprocessing Association of Ontario) and Health Canada. The MDRT is also responsible for effectively communicating with the clients in the workplace in order to ensure all their reprocessing needs are met in a timely and efficient manner.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Minimum grade 12 education required
Current certificate from a recognized college level Medical Device Reprocessing Course or CSA Medical Device Reprocessing Certification required; combination of in-class and apprenticeship hours preferred.
Ongoing CSA Recertification requirements to be maintained by applicant
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
1 year relevant experience in Medical Device Reprocessing
Demonstrated experience using reprocessing equipment. For example, washer disinfectors, steam sterilizers, low temperature sterilizers
Reprocessing of flexible endoscope experience is an asset
Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Aptitude for working with delicate and heavy equipment
Ability to meet the physical demands of the position
Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
Must be comfortable working alone if the situation occurs.
The ideal candidate is strong in attention to detail in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require an individual who is a strong communicator, interacts with co-workers and clients with care and respect and has the ability to foster a work environment that focuses on teamwork.
Salary: $22.97 - $25.26 per hour
Date Posted: July 2, 2020
Internal applications due by: July 9, 2020
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
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Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.