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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 377-17
Date of Posting: 2017-12-19
Closing Date: 2017-12-25

MDRD Technician

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Supervisor, Medical Device Reprocessing, the MDRD technician is responsible for reprocessing instruments and equipment at GBHS. The MDRD technician is also responsible for collecting and sorting soiled supplies and instruments from hospital departments; operating machines such as automated endoscope reprocessor, instrument washers, sonic sinks, cart washers and steam autoclaves to clean, reprocess and sterilize supplies for re-use; and assemble packs of sterile supplies and instruments for delivery to hospital departments.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current certification with CSA or MDRAO or eligibility
  • Successful completion of a certified medical device reprocessing educational program or currently enrolled
  • Possession of a valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and personal vehicle; ability to travel to different sites daily
  • Recent experience in an medical device reprocessing environment
  • Recent experience in scope reprocessing
  • Ability to carry out correct lifting and carrying techniques of items weighing up to 40 lbs
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and organization skills
  • A thorough knowledge of instrumentation and medical/surgical supplies/equipment as it pertains to all surgical specialties
  • Availability to work all shifts (days, evenings, nights and weekends)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work load in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment
  • Commitment to continuing education
  • Ability to handle exposure to infection, noise, odors and work interruptions
  • Recent satisfactory attendance and performance records
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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