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Job Title:
MDRD Technician

Posted Date:
8/31/2020
Closing Date:
9/21/2020
Functional Discipline:
Sterile Processing Department

Job Description

CUPE

CUPE

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

MDRD TECHNICIAN
STERILE PROCESSING DEPARTMENT
CORPORATE SURGICAL PROGRAM
REGULAR PART TIME
Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends;4/8 hour shifts, subject to change
Lakeridge Health Oshawa (home site)
SALARY: $27.43 - $28.11 per hour

CUPE-2000001499

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Receive record and dispatch request for equipment from all nursing areas including the O.R. Decontaminate, inspect process, sterilize, store and distribute medical/surgical equipment to Nursing Units; identify and process operating room instruments; check and replenish medical/surgical equipment and supplies using a barcoding and inventory system; prepare case carts for surgical procedures including "stats", and operate steam sterilizers. Process, package and sterilize equipment using hydrogen peroxide; monitor and record information regarding equipment; decontaminate respiratory equipment; and, other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Completion of a recognized community college program for sterile processing, or the CSAO course and at least two years' experience in CS/SPD (recent experience within the past 12 months is required);
* Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of cleaning, inspecting, testing and packaging of OR, OPD, EOR, Birthing Suite, and Renal instrumentation;
* Current knowledge of anaesthetic and respiratory equipment:
* Current knowledge of E-Req System;
* Working knowledge of infection control;
* Ability to learn quickly, be precise and proficient, retain what has been taught, be decisive;
* Requires good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
* Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision;
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
* Physical ability to perform constant lifting (trays and other supplies and equipment), continuous pushing, unremitting pulling and steering of carts, climbing of ladders, stooping, bending and standing (including walking/standing approximately 90% of the shift);
* Knowledge of medical terminology, an asset; and
* Previous experience in a Health Care setting, preferred.
*Must have satisfactory performance record;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
*Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-services in this area; and;
*Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard;




CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.