In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reporting to the Manager, Prevention & Health Promotion and under the direction of the Prevention Team Leads, the Respirator Fit Tester performs N95 and elastomeric respirator fit testing for staff members at a variety of units/sites throughout Island Health using CSA-approved qualitative fit-testing methodologies. In addition to ensuring that employees receive appropriately fitting respirators, the Respirator Fit Tester provides education/training on the donning/doffing/usage/storage/etc. of this type of personal protective equipment.
Travel may be a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle; and Valid BC Driver's License
Education, Training And Experience
Successfully completed first year post-secondary education (Sciences preferred), a minimum of 6 months related experience as a Fit Tester or a combination of relative experience and/or education.
Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and in-house database systems (e.g. WHITE).
Skills And Abilities
Ability to work independently and in a variety of workplace locations and at various times (day/night);
Ability to communicate with others effectively;
Demonstrated sound judgment and problem-solving skills;
Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position.