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MDR Technician - Medical Device Reprocessing - Repost

Requisition ID: 343715   

Position Number: 20056937  

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg  

Site: Misericordia Health Centre  

Department / Unit: Medical Device Reprocessing - MHC   

Job Stream: Clinical Support   


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP   

FTE: 0.80   

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75  

Annual Base Hours: 2015  

Salary: $21.004, $21.633, $22.281, $22.950, $23.639, $24.349


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.


Position Overview

Processing and sterilizing medical and surgical instrumentation and various related supplies and equipment required by Resident Care Units and the various Clinics throughout the Health Centre as well the Surgical Complex and some external health care clinics.


  • Six (6) months previous experience in MDR functions in a health care environment an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12.
  • Must have successful completion of a recognized Medical Device Reprocessing Technician program with certification.


  • Completion of Ethylene Oxide certification.  
  • It is recommended that, at minimum, staff possess the Family & Friends category of training.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Works within MHC’s core values, philosophy, vision, CQI goals, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to function as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team, including collaboration, team work and good communication skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and a good command of the English language.
  • Follows departmental policies and procedures in accordance to understanding and applying the principles of infection control, disinfection and sterilization.
  • Practices safety when handling surgical instruments, equipment, operating departmental equipment and handling potentially hazardous materials.
  • Utilizes reference material effectively.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess problems and initiates problem-solving technique.
  • Ability to prioritize workload assignments.
  • Maintains accurate records related to MDR functions.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, showing organization and adaptability.
  • An aptitude for detail is required.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical health to meet the requirements of the position.
  • Ability to work shifts.



This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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