Operating Room Aide (Medical Device Reprocessing Technician)

Job Description

Job Title: Operating Room Aide (Medical Device Reprocessing Technician)
Work Site: Operating Rooms, Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.4 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately October 30, 2020
Salary: $24.50 per hour
Hours:

This position works on a rotating schedule.

Week 1: Thursday-Friday: 0715-1515

Week 2: Friday-Saturday: 1500-2300

Reference#: 123526-rro

 

Come work as an Operating Room Aide with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Certified Medical Device Reprocessing Technician to join the team in the Operating Rooms at Lions Gate Hospital as an Operating Room Aide. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an Operating Room Aide at Lions Gate Hospital you will:

  • Support the team by ensuring the overall equipment and supply requirements for the operating rooms is available and functioning, and assisting with the changeover of the operating room between operative procedures.
  • Transport/escort patients to and from required areas using stretchers and wheelchairs and assist nursing and technical staff with the lifting and transferring of patients.
  • Provide support to patients.
  • Clean the equipment and supply areas and maintain supplies for the operating room carts and storage areas.
  • Decontaminate, inspect, assemble, wrap, sterilize and distribute simple and complex instruments, equipment and linen related to the operating rooms, as required.

WHO WE ARE


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Medical Device Reprocessing course.
  • One year’s recent related MDRT experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of surgical and medical terminology.
  • Mathematical aptitude.
  • Ability to communicate and deal effectively with others.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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