Job title: Surgical Processor – Operating Room

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:
The FMC OR is the Adult Quaternary Level 1 Trauma Centre serving Southern Alberta and surrounding areas. Our OR includes 32 operating rooms and surgeries are performed 365 days per year. Our multidisciplinary team includes Surgeons, Anesthesia, Perioperative RNs, ORTs, RN First Assists and support staff. We proudly provide surgical interventions for over 22,000 patients yearly with the highest standard of care. FMC OR partners with the U of C to provide a teaching environment for medical and nursing students. We are proud to be the Calgary Zone Centre of Excellence for Trauma, Cardiac Open Heart, Neurological, Thoracic, Spine and Organ Transplant surgeries. We are a world leader in the development of the MRI Operative Suite and Interventional Hybrid Trauma and Cardiac Operating rooms. Other surgical specialties include: Ortho/Arthroplasty, Gen Surgery, Pacemakers, Vascular Access, ENT, Plastics, and Gynecology. FMC cares for oncology patients spanning all services. Strong communication and collaboration skills within a highly complex interdisciplinary team; problem solving skills integrating critical thinking and sound judgment; time management skills; adaptability in a rapidly moving environment; leadership and conflict resolution skills are essential to this role.
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
  • Unit and Program: Main Operating Room; Cardiac Open Heart Operating Room; Minor Surgery
  • Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 09-FEB-2024
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 26-FEB-2024
  • Temporary End Date: 28-FEB-2025
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 7
  • Shifts per cycle: 35
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $23.51
  • Maximum Salary: $26.80
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) program. Completion of an Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) certification or Canadian Standards Association (CSA) certification. Additional Required Qualifications:
As required. Preferred Qualifications:
Operating Room experience.
Please note:
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
Security Screening:
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.
We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Location: Alberta

Job date: Mon, 05 Feb 2024 05:27:36 GMT

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