Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Guelph Ctr. for Functional Foods


Office, Clerical and Technical

Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Temporary full-time from May 2019 to October 31, 2019 Temporary absence of the regular incumbent

Hiring #: 2019-0290

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

Reporting to the Supervisor, Patient Care & Service Delivery and receiving daily functional guidance from the Team Leader of the Medical Device Reprocessing department, the incumbent will be responsible for a variety of duties including: processing and distributing supplies; sterilizing surgical, medical, research and pharmacy supplies; maintaining records of biological tests; operating decontamination and sterilization equipment including steam autoclaves, and hydrogen peroxide sterilizer; maintaining inventory control including using inventory management computer software; transporting supplies to hospital areas; and handling designated waste.

Requirements of the position include: Secondary School diploma plus Medical Device Reprocessing Techniques Course and Certification as recognized by the MDRAO is required plus some related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with sterilization techniques and should possess accurate record keeping abilities.  Good communication skills and attention to detail are required.   This position requires frequent lifting and a diverse range of motions for a wide variety of activities. 

The incumbent will be cross-trained in other service areas of the Health Science Centre.  The incumbent will be assigned to work in a variety of service areas based on operational requirements.

Flexibility in scheduling availability is required.  The incumbent will be required to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends.

A protective rabies titre is required.

Covering Position Number     621-021 Normal Hiring Range              $21.12 - $23.58 per hour

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2019 05 13 Closing Date: 2019 05 21

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