In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reporting to the Supervisor, performs duties in relation to cleaning, sterilization, assembly, wrapping and storage, supply rotation and distribution of simple and complex instruments, equipment and linen related to the O.R. and other areas of the hospital. Picks equipment for O.R. instrument sets and fills requests from the O.R. Maintains quality control relating to medical/surgical supplies and equipment according to established procedures. Performs related clerical duties.
Education, Training And Experience
Grade 12, successful completion of Sterile Supply Processing course, plus one year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills And Abilities
Knowledge of surgical and medical terminology.
Ability to communicate and deal effectively with others.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize work.