Lead Hand - Medical Device Reprocessing

Health Sciences Centre - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 48644

Position Number: 20036352

Posting End Date: February 17, 2020

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Medical Device Reprocessing 1 - HSC

Job Stream: Clinical Support

Union: CUPE-1550(204)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $19.928, $20.526, $21.141, $21.776, $22.429, $23.102

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Manager, the incumbent organizes and coordinates the work flow to eliminate production problems.Ensures efficient utilization of all resources, provides direction to front line staff and conducts Quality Assurance audits and inspections.
Experience
Two years current Medical Device Reprocessing experience required.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
Complete Grade 12 education, Manitoba standards, required.
Training in supervisory skills an asset.
Successful completion of a recognized Medical Device Reprocessing Technician Program required.
Qualifications and Skills
Must have a complete knowledge of the required legal and quality documentation; a complete and thorough understanding of aseptic technique and all the various stages involved with processing medical devices; a complete and thorough understanding of the function of sterilizing equipment, washer/decontaminators, pasteurizers, sterile drying cabinets and heat sealers; proven ability to give small presentations and train staff; and a demonstrated ability to remain technically current in the field.
Demonstrated ability to provide direction to others.
Must be self-motivated, with a strong aptitude for customer service.
Must possess good analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work effectively in a highly stressful environment and be able to work independently.
Must be fluent in written and oral English.
Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
Must be capable of applying knowledge to make decisions independently.
A proven orientation toward quality production is required.
Must be able to delegate responsibilities fairly and appropriately.
Physical Requirements
Periods of continuous walking and standing.
Moderate amount of hand, arm, and shoulder movement.
Work involves exposure to infectious blood and body fluids, Ethylene Oxide and WHMIS products.
Work involves tight time frames.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

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 in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.