Vancouver Coastal Health

Operating Room Aide (Medical Device Reprocessing Technician)

Job Description

Job Title: Operating Room Aide (MDRT)
Work Site: Operating Rooms, Squamish Hospital - Squamish, BC
Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately April 2022

Salary: $24.99 per hour
Hours:

0930-1730/1200-2000/0930-1730/1200-2000

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 142998-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 Squamish Hospital as an Operating Room Aide in Squamish, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an Operating Room Aide 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Successful completion of a recognized Medical Device Reprocessing course, plus one year’s recent related 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.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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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