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Med Device Reprocessing Tech

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted August 3, 2022.

Med Device Reprocessing Tech
Job Number: 98749
Job: Administrative/Service
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: McMaster University Medical Centre
Organization: REPROCESSING
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary: 27.5273 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 28.0891
Post Date: Jul 29, 2022, 4:00:00 AM

Close Date (Period for Applying) – External

: Aug 5, 2022, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Peri-operative Services at the Juravinski, General and McMaster University Medical Centre sites of the Hamilton Health Sciences, encompasses all aspects of surgical care, pre-operatively, intra-operatively and post operatively for both adults and children, and the Medical Device Reprocessing for all sites. The program further supports the Acute Pain Services across the 3 sites. With over 26,000 surgeries annually, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, the Peri-operative Program focuses on innovation in treatment, academic health professional training and collaborative research.

Position Summary

The role of the Medical Device Reprocessing Technician involves decontamination, reprocessing and preparation of all reusable medical and surgical equipment, specialty supplies, instrumentation, procedure and surgical trays. Performs other duties as assigned.

Schedule Work Hours

days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays


1. Grade 12 education or equivalent
2. CSAO Techniques Course or equivalent course, or successful completion of CSAO Course within the last 5 years
3. Recent relevant experience with a minimum 1-2 years technical/reprocessing experience
4. Demonstrated knowledge of instrumentation, experience, and manual dexterity in handling and preparation of complex surgical instruments
5. Ability to follow instructions and to work with limited supervision
6. Ability to work as part of a team and to encourage teamwork
7. Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills
8. Ability to read, write comprehensively and understand English
9. Ability to prioritize tasks
10. Able to lift and carry heavy items, push and pull carts, stand and walk for prolonged periods and perform repetitive tasks
11. Ability to work with cleaning agents and germicides and wear personal protective attire

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement