Trillium Health Partners

CPS Technician

System ID
2022-29296
Job Type
Part Time
Location
Mississauga Hospital
Number of Positions
2
Unionized
CUPE

Job Description

CUPE JOB POST        

 

Position: CPS Technician - Part Time (x2)

Department: Medical Device Reprocessing

File #: 2022-29296

Role Level: CUPE 05 - $24.187 – $26.075 per hour 

Status: Part Time

Hours of Work/Shifts: Monday - Sunday / Days, Evenings, Nights

Site*: Credit Valley Hospital 

Posted: September 22, 2022

Internal Deadline: September 29, 2022

 


Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission:     A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

Our Values:       Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals:        Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers:    People, Education, Innovation, Research

 

 

*The location of any vacancy/position may be changed or reassigned as per operational needs

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the reprocessing of patient care equipment and instruments for use in surgery and other patient care areas.  Duties include the collection of soiled instruments/equipment, decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, sterilization, storage and distribution.

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Mandatory College certification in Sterile Supply Processing, incorporating 3 course modules including practicum (120 hours) in a hospital sterile processing department. 
  • Must have CSA certification or obtain within 1 year of employment
  • Minimum grade 12 education and/or equivalent.
  • Experience with medical terminology an asset.
  • Minimum 1 year hospital work experience in sterile processing techniques and preparation of medical supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of surgical instrumentation.
  • Must successfully complete the required in-house orientation/training program within the defined probationary period.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Positive work and attendance record  is essential

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collects contaminated/soiled equipment, instruments, trays, etc. and returns to CPS.
  • Cleans and terminally decontaminates surgical instruments and other reusable equipment in accordance with established departmental protocols.
  • Manual cleaning/brushing of heavily soiled instruments/equipment in enzymatic detergent prior to mechanical washing.
  • Operates washer-disinfectors, cart washer and sonic cleaner for decontamination of all instruments and equipment.
  • Dismantles, cleans, inspects and reassembles equipment/instruments as appropriate.
  • Checks functionality and cleanliness of equipment/instruments prior to assembly.
  • Ensures supplies/trays are wrapped correctly in sterilization wrapper/pouch to include sterilization integrator and labeled with the appropriate sterilization tape.
  • Loads, unloads and monitors the parameters of sterilizers.
  • Performs and documents biological testing on all sterilization equipment.
  • Carries out all sterilization procedures and related duties in accordance with established standards for sterilizers.
  • Understands and follows principles of event related sterilization.
  • Distributes supplies/trays to OR and other designated clinical areas.
  • Prepares surgical case carts for surgical procedures following pick list protocol.
  • Replenishment of crash carts, intubation boxes, latex-free boxes and contact precaution carts.
  • Assembly/testing of portable suction equipment.
  • Custom preparation of all special supplies as needed.
  • Responds immediately to urgent requests as required by all patient care areas.
  • Inspects and reports all damaged equipment and supplies immediately to the Supervisor/Lead Hand or designate.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Audits and assists with documentation of same.
  • Documents workload measurement statistics as required.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Performs all work in a safe and proper manner in accordance with Trillium Health Partners principles and protocols and all legislative requirements/codes/regulations/standards, including WHMIS, MOE, OH&S, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

 

Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.

 

Candidates are selected on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications.

Where these factors are relatively equal seniority shall govern providing the successful applicant.

 

 Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) is an equal opportunity employer who values the importance of antiracism work and is committed to integrating antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion best practices throughout THP operations, policies and culture. Therefore, we ask that even if you do not see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on this posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We encourage all applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk/Inuit person to consider this opportunity.

 

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.

 

 

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

 

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