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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - O.R.

Requisition ID: 37313 

Position Number: 20070358

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled 

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: MDR OR Sterile Processing Attendant 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: UFCW-Supp-832

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 0.40 

Anticipated Shift: Nights

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hr; 23:30 - 7:45

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $19.094, $19.668, $20.257, $20.865, $21.491, $22.136


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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Manager,  Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR), and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface Hospital, the MEDICAL DEVICE REPROCESSING TECHNICIAN, O.R. is responsible for assisting with functions related to preparing supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures to include:  preparing a case cart for each surgical procedure; processing instruments and equipment; assembling slated and emergency surgical instruments; restocking supplies; performing various cleaning duties; transporting supplies; maintaining records; and performing other related duties as assigned.

  • Six(6) months related* experience during the immediate preceding three(3) years.


  * Note:   “Related” experience is deemed to be experience as a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician, CPD, Sterile Processing Attendant, NFA or Anesthesia Attendant.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Grade XII or recognized equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a regionally recognized and approved Medical Device Reprocessing Technician Program from an accredited institution.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Ability to work in a Windows operating environment.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to interact well with others.
  • Ability to retain information which is of a confidential nature.
  • Ability to work with accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to adapt readily to stressful situations.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift and move patients and equipment.
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, lift, twist and reach constantly throughout the entire shift.
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment/trays weighing up to approximately 40lbs/18 kgs.
  • Ability to maneuver and push/pull loaded carts.


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.


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