Hamilton Health Sciences
Peri-operative Services at the Juravinski, General and McMaster University Medical Center sites of the Hamilton Health Sciences, encompasses all aspects of surgical care, pre-operatively, intra-operatively and post-operatively for both adults and children, and the Medical Device Reprocessing for all sites. The program further supports the Acute Pain Service across the 3 sites. With over 26,000 surgeries annually, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, the Peri-operative Program focuses on innovation in treatment, academic health professional training and collaborative research.
The role of the Medical Device Reprocessing Technician involves decontamination,
reprocessing and preparation of all reusable medical and surgical equipment, specialty supplies, instrumentation, procedure and surgical trays. Performs other duties as assigned.
Schedule Work Hours
days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays
Shifts are 10 hours. All shifts/rotations are subject to change
1. Grade 12 education or equivalent
2. CSAO Techniques Course or equivalent course, or successful completion of CSAO Course within the last 5 years
3. Recent relevant experience with a minimum 1-2 years technical/reprocessing experience
4. Demonstrated knowledge of instrumentation, experience, and manual dexterity in handling and preparation of complex surgical instruments
5. Ability to follow instructions and to work with limited supervision
6. Ability to work as part of a team and to encourage teamwork
7. Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills
8. Ability to read, write comprehensively and understand English
9. Ability to prioritize tasks
10. Able to lift and carry heavy items, push and pull carts, stand and walk for prolonged periods and perform repetitive tasks
11. Ability to work with cleaning agents and germicides and wear personal protective attire
Guidelines for submitting an Application ~ UNION staff, who choose to submit their application through hard-copy mail, fax or email will need to have their application (ONA & OPSEU: with accompanying skills profile) available to the Recruitment Staff before 4 p.m. on the day the posting closes (day-7). ALL JOB SEEKERS, including UNION staff, who use the Career's Website to apply for job postings will have until 11 p.m. on the day the posting closes (day-7). ***INTERNAL JOB SEEKERS - Please ensure that both your ID# and last name are entered exactly as you see it on your most recent pay stub, otherwise you will be treated as an external candidate.***
Hamilton Health fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.
To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All Internal applicants may apply online through the Careers website or by submitting a Competition Application Form. External applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.
Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 1-(phone hidden) for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during the interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.
This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset.
If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:
-Article 30 (k) - CUPE Collective Agreement
-Article 10.7 (d) - ONA Collective Agreement
-Article 13.01 (b) (ii) - OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
-Article 14.04 - OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
-Article 2.07 and Article 13 - PIPSC RT Collective Agreement
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