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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician/Perioperative Aide
Location:Penticton
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
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Competition #:01475805
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Department:PRH MDR
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$24.50
Close Date:FEBRUARY 17, 2021*
Comments:Effective April 2021 hourly rate of pay increases to $24.99.

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) invites applications for the role of Medical Device Reprocessing Technician/Perioperative Aide. PRH is looking for Medical Device Reprocessing Technician/Perioperative Aides knowledgeable in the detailed technical duties related to the decontamination, sterilization, reassembly, function testing and distribution of medical and/or surgical supplies/instruments for various areas of the hospital.

As member of the PRH surgical services’ team, you will assist the surgical team with the preparation of the Operating Room (OR) theaters and the positioning and preparation of the surgical patients and related supplies/equipment. Reporting to Manger, Clinical Operations Operating Room, you will draw upon your ability to prepare case carts with required supplies and equipment for each surgical procedure in accordance with the principles of infection control, decontamination, sterilization, and aseptic technique, and established policies, procedures and safety standards.

Shifts will follow a rotating schedule of Days, Evenings, or Nights. Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees will receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, you have the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

At PRH you will find a tight knit team leading Interior Health in efficiency. Joining our team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned vacation destination. We welcome receiving your application today!
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
Grade 12, successful completion of Sterile Processing Course, plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT