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Medical Device Reprocessor

July 5 2022
Categories Health, Medical, Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Maintenance, Engineering, Trades
Toronto, ON

CUPE JOB POSTING #900964 - Repost

Position: MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSOR
Site: TORONTO WESTERN HOSPITAL
Department: MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING DEPARTMENT
Reports To: SUPERVISOR
Wage Schedule: $27.04 - $28.93 per hour (Start rate: $27.04 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements).
Hours: 22.5 HOURS PER WEEK
Shifts: Varies
Status: PERMANENT PART-TIME

The MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSOR performs assigned duties in accordance with Medical Device Reprocessing Department standards of practice, policies and procedures. The principal responsibilities include; performing procedures at multiple stations that are apart of the equipment re-use decontamination process, requiring care and considerable attention to detail; checking and preparing supplies and inventory following special procedure, exerting extra care to handle extremely delicate and expensive equipment/instruments received from multiple locations; performing high temperature steam, low temperature ethylene oxide and other forms of sterilization; performing other related set up, cleaning and sterilization activities; entering and updating records, in a timely manner; utilizing knowledge of over 1000 instruments to effectively identify/differentiate between instruments in order to efficiently and correctly select, label, sort and inventory instruments at appropriate tables; performing picking and issuing responsibilities; maintaining the mobile Respiratory Therapy crash cart that containing the necessary supplies to retrieve victims of cardiac and respiratory arrest; performing inventory control responsibilities to ensure receiving departments can function at optimum levels; performing cross-functional and other duties as assigned and/or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At minimum, completion of a post secondary certificate up to one year in Sterile Supplies Processing Techniques which includes a four week practicum OR completion of the Central Services Association of Ontario (CSAO) course, plus one year full time equivalent MDRD experience OR successful completion of the in house MDRD course, including one year MDRD experience or recognized equivalent
  • Membership with the Central Service Association of Ontario (CSAO) an asset
  • Proficient in the correct operation of all processing equipment
  • Knowledge of instrument technology
  • Knowledge of case cart picking procedure
  • Knowledge of sterilization/decontamination procedures/methods
  • Knowledge of microbiology principles
  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (W.H.M.I.S.)
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other relevant legislation
  • Maintains knowledge of over 1000 different surgical instruments
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently to understand verbal work orders and/or instructions
  • Ability to understand material such as detailed forms, standard memos and/or letters
  • Ability to understand materials such as detailed operating and procedures manuals, specialized and technical manuals
  • Ability to add, subtract and/or divide and calculate percentages
  • Compliance with Body Substance Precautions provisions.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job: able to lift 6 kg to 10 kg.
  • Compliance with sanitary, sterilization and infection control requirements
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Exercise initiative and good judgement with ability to multi-task
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.?

Posted: June 23, 2022 Closing: June 30, 2022

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSTING IS BEING REPOSTED. IF YOU ARE STILL INTERETSED, PLEASE RE-APPLY

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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