• Operating Room Aide

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Operating Room Aide
    Work Site: Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC
    Status: Temporary Part Time - With approx. end date of May 21, 2019 (0.4 FTE)
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $23.14 per hour
    Hours: Week 1: Thurs & Fri 0715-1515, Week 2: Fri & Sat 1500-2300
    Reference#: 111274-mhs


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Within the context of a client service culture, and in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, under general supervision works as a member of an integrated team performs duties such as ensuring the overall equipment and supply requirements for the operating rooms is available and functioning, in addition to assisting with the changeover of the operating room between operative procedures. Transports/escorts patients to and from required areas using stretchers and wheelchairs, assisting nursing and technical staff with the lifting and transferring of patients, and provides support to patient. Cleans the equipment and supply areas and maintains supplies for the operating room carts and storage areas. As well as decontaminating, inspecting, assembling, wrapping, sterilizing and distributing 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.

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

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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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