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MDR Technician in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Job Description

Posting #: 2018-829078

CUPE 815

First consideration will be given to members of the bargaining unit in accordance with the collective agreement.

Position: Medical Device Reprocessing Technician (MDRT)

Department:  MDR/Surgical Program

Status: Temporary Full-time (to approx. December 23, 2018)

Hours: All shifts Monday to Sunday and available for weekend on call required (subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville

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. 

This is what you'll be doing:

Pre-cleaning and high-level disinfecting of flexible endoscopes in the GI MDR reprocessing area both decontamination and clean reprocessing. Set-up and cleaning of GI procedure tables. Turnover of the procedure rooms. General tidying of the department. Monitoring supply levels and ordering and stock procedure rooms with supplies as necessary. Other duties as required.

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), CSAO (Central Service 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 certification in a recognized Medical Device Reprocessing Course required
  • 1 year relevant experience
  • Previous Central Sterilization and Reprocessing experience required
  • Demonstrated experience using reprocessing equipment: ultrasonic, pasteurizer and dryer, washer disinfectors, steam sterilizers, V pro sterilizer, Cart Washer, T100 Probe Disinfectant, SPM computer instrument tracking system
  • Experience using Endoscope Washer
  • 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

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: $21.99 - $24.18 per hour

Date Posted: August 28, 2018

Internal Applications due by: September 4, 2018

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 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.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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.