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Job Title:
OR Attendant-FT Operating Room

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


                                                                                   Ref# 19SEI201

                                                                      1 ‑ Full Time ‑ OR Attendant

                                                                                Operating Room

This position will involve working the day, evening, weekend shifts.  The shift is not to be interpreted as a guarantee.


Reporting to the Manager ‑ Perioperative Services, you will be responsible for cleaning, maintaining and disinfecting

flexible scopes, assisting with room changeovers, care and handling of specimens, patient transfers from OR table to

stretcher, restocking, transporting, assembling equipment and supplies. You will obtain blood products from the lab,

and assist surgical teams with positioning and/or limb holding for prepping and draping.


Applicants must have the following qualifications:

*  Secondary School Graduation Diploma

*  CSAO Certificate

*  Knowledge of medical terminology, particularly in the perioperative area, with evidence of training in asepsis or

sterile technique

*  Working knowledge of Endoscopy protocols and procedures for reprocessing various flexible scopes

*  Working knowledge of Steris and Flash Sterilizers

*  Good understanding of aseptic technique, principles of infection control and universal precautions

*  Ability to prioritize work, work with minimum supervision and accept responsibility for quality of work

*  Dexterity in Care and Handling of fragile equipment and instruments


In addition to the above qualifications, preference will be given to applicants who:

*  Have previous experience reprocessing flexible endoscopes and related instruments

*  Are capable of pushing and pulling carts, lifting and carrying heavy items and standing for extended periods of time

*  Have a proven track record of compliance with the Code of Conduct



Salary Range:  $22.141 to 22.515



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Criminal Records Check (CRC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this



We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process.


As a proposed designation position under the French Language Policy (HR‑esa‑12) Level 2 ‑ French

Language Skills are required.



If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified




Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Monday, 28 October, 2019.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  October 21, 2019