Alberta Health Services
The Drayon Valley Hospital is looking for a Surgical Processor to join their team. The Drayton Valley Hospital is an active rural site that provides comprehensive health care services for patients including, acute care, endoscopy, cancer care, emergency and renal dialysis, as well as community outpatient programs such as rehabilitation services and diagnostic imaging. As a Surgical Processor you operate and maintain a variety of sterilization equipment instruments and disinfect surgical instrumentation and equipment for reuse according to standardized safety practices. You will assemble and provide surgical supply sets and carts as ordered for scheduled and emergency surgeries.
To be successful you have a demonstrated ability to function collaboratively and effectively as an interprofessional team member while upholding the values of respect, partnership and continuous improvement. You exhibit strong time management and prioritization skills, with a demonstrated ability to function effectively both independently and within a dynamic team environment. You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with members of the interprofessional team. Drayton Valley is located in the Central Zone, just 133 km southwest of Edmonton and 172 km northwest of Red Deer. The town has a population of over 7,000. In and around the area are a library, movie theatre, bowling alley, camping areas, 6 golf courses, and a ski hill. The Omniplex encompasses three multi-purpose recreation facilities, all under one roof. Conveniently located in the heart of Lions West Valley Park, the Omniplex is surrounded by five baseball diamonds, a soccer field, the rodeo grounds, a secluded day-use park and a 40-site full-service RV Park.
As a Surgical Processor, you will be responsible for the decontamination, reassembly and sterilization of hospital supplies, equipment and surgical instrumentation. You will use the principles of aseptic technique and follow Universal Precautions in the prevention of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI). You will ensure instrumentation and equipment is in proper working order, perform biological, chemical and quality assurance testing and report problems to the supervisor or designate.
Classification: Surgical Processor
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: CZ DV CHC CSR05Reprocessing
Primary Location: Drayton Valley Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 12-JAN-2022
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 18-NOV-2021
Hours per Shift: Varies
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $22.77
Maximum Salary: $25.95
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of an accredited Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) program. Completion of International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) certification or Canadian Standards Association (CSA) certification.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.
One year experience working as a surgical processor.