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Job Title:
Sterile Supply Technician

Posted Date:
1/30/2019
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
General Application
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

STERILE SUPPLY TECHNICIAN (Medical Device Reprocessing Technician)
Eastern Health
Central Staffing - Materials Management
Temporary, Call-In
HoursBased on the needs of the Department
SalaryCG-22 ($19.58 - $21.47 per hour)
Competition NumberGENERAL157
Posted Date30 January 2019
Closing DateOpen until filled

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Sterile Supply Technician (SST) is responsible for performing a series of detailed technical duties related to decontamination, high level disinfection, sterilization, reassembly and function testing of flexible endoscopes, reusable medical devices, equipment and surgical instruments throughout various areas of the hospital. It includes performing quality testing to validate equipment function and documenting results, assembling and packing instruments and tray, and participating in the evaluation and trial of medical devices. This is completed in accordance with the principles of Infection Prevention and Control, safety standards, Eastern Health policies and Manufacturer's instructions for use. Performs other related tasks as required with regard to Medical Device Reprocessing within Eastern Health.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly handles or moves medical supplies, equipment, instrument containers, and wraps up to 11 lbs; occasionally handles material up to 22 lbs and pushes and pulls carts using medium force up to 44 lbs.
Constantly stands and walks for an extended period of time and lift, push, and pull trays; regularly works in awkward/cramped positions.
Occasionally sits when working on the computer.
Constantly uses fine finger or precision work on the computer, and operates hand tools to manually clean instruments/equipment.
Constantly requires visual concentration and hand-eye coordination.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from High school or equivalent.
Successful completion of a recognized Sterile Supply Technician/Medical Device Reprocessing program form a recognized/approved college within the last five years is required (if the program was completed more than five years ago, one must be working in reprocessing within the last five).
Current Certification as a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician (CMDRT) by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is an asset.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Open to external applicants only.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.


EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.