Job Opportunities

Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) Technician


Posted on: Nov 7th 2022
Job Number: 1994
Hours per Week: Casual Part-time
Application Deadline: Dec 26th 2022

Job summary

  • Reprocesses sterile and non-sterile supplies, equipment and services for the care and treatment of patients.
  • Decontaminates, cleans, assembles, packages and processed products for sterilization, as well as requisite recording and control supplies.
  • Strictly adheres to appropriate departmental standards, policies and procedures to maintain safe patient care.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Successful completion of a high school diploma or recognized equivalent.
  • MDRAO Medical Device Reprocessing Techniques Certificate required.
  • Minimum 1-year recent experience in sterilization and instrument reprocessing in a hospital setting is preferred.
  • CSAO membership required.
  • Knowledge of Best Practices for Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings.
  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS).

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Proven ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written English instructions.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job including - standing, sweeping, pushing/pulling, reaching forward and above and below the shoulders, able to lift up to 23 kg and manual dexterity.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and manage stressful work environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and willingness to be flexible to meet department needs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to, and understanding of the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated appreciation and respect for protocol, professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for patients, family and staff.
  • It is the responsibility of all employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Stevenson Memorial Hospital.
    • Integrity - We adhere to the highest ethical principles
    • Compassion - We respond to our patients’ needs with empathy
    • Accountability - We are accountable to one another and to our community
    • Respect - We embrace the diversity of our patients, staff and community
    • Excellence - We support a culture of distinction
Hours of Work:  In order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7.  There is the expectation that you are available to work weekdays, weekends and all shifts.
Wages: $24.00 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits (10% if in HOOPP) in accordance with the OPSEU collective agreement.
How to Apply:  Submit your resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format with position to be considered for in the Subject Line to humanresources@smhosp.on.ca
Other:  All job offers will require compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for proof of full vaccination (two doses) unless provided with a medical exemption or an accomodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
As part of our mandatory screening process, the Hospital will require professional references, verification of academic training and professional accreditation along with a current criminal record check. 
All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.    Thank you for your interest.

Stevenson is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at (705) 435-3377 ext 3354.