Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

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Toronto, ON 


Health and Safety, Health Care


CA49,137.00 Yearly

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M5G 1G6

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Full time

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Medical-Health: Dental Assistant-Hygienist, General-Other: Medical-Health

Job Description:

About us:

Exciting new advances and global challenges are radically reshaping the field of dentistry. Our vision at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto is to not just address and respond to these changes – but to thoughtfully and conscientiously shape the field of the future.

With our robust and comprehensive educational training programs (DDS, MSc, PhD degrees, IDAPP and other specialty programs), our emphasis on community outreach and care, and our internationally known and interdisciplinary research mission, the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto continues to earn its reputation as one of the top dental schools in North America. Throughout more than 140 years of dental education -- the oldest, largest and most comprehensive training program in Canada -- we have striven to graduate the highest quality of students while providing the public the highest standards of care.

The Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) provides service to the Clinic at the Faculty of Dentistry reprocessing reusable equipment/instrumentation to support patient care in the clinical areas and to facilitate education by its dental students. MDR staff work in a fast-paced environment whereattention to detail and quality are very important. MDR provides reprocessing services to a variety of graduate and undergraduate clinics including an off-site satellite clinic and to other clients as needed.

Your opportunity:

Working closely with the clinical areas, you will be responsible for ensuring that the Medical Device Reprocessing Department (MDRD) applies and adheres to the established guidelines and standards set by organizations such as RCDSO(Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario), CSA (Canadian Standards Association), PIDAC (Provincial Infections Diseases Advisory Committee), MDRAO (Medical Device Reprocessing Association of Ontario), PHO (Public Health Ontario) and Health Canada. Instrument cleaning and inspection, restocking of kits and burrs, reprocessing, sterilizing, stocking, pickups, and deliveries of supplies, and other cleaning duties are the main tasks assigned to this role. Providing significant care and attention to limit potential impact beyond immediate work area. Ensuring compliance and providing safety training/instruction with potential impact beyond the immediate work area. Providing peer training and orientation and being educated from peers in certain circumstances. Other duties will be assigned based on the needs of the department and Faculty.


    Your responsibilities will include:


    • Applying established standards when cleaning, sanitizing and/or sterilizing facilities.
    • Checking that assigned work completed meets expected standards.
    • Preparing, assembling and setting-up material, equipment and supplies according to the needs of the facility.
    • Analyzing service delivery and/or internal processes and recommending improvements
    • Performing routine data entry.
    • Providing significant care and attention to limit potential impact beyond immediate work area.
    • Ensuring compliance and providing safety training/instruction with potential impact beyond the immediate work area.
    • Providing safety training and ensuring compliance to occupational safety precautions
    • Providing orientation to others on work procedures and practices.


    Essential Qualifications:


    • College Certificate in Medical Device Reprocessing that includes practicum or an acceptableequivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Minimum two years relevant experience in a Medical Device Reprocessing Department.
    • Previous experience working with dental instruments required.
    • Demonstrated experience using reprocessing equipment such as washer disinfectors, cart washers, ultrasonics, and steam sterilizers.
    • Aptitude for working with delicate and complex instrumentation.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Good computer skills including MS Office and experience using patient or instrument tracking system.
    • Ability to take direction, prioritize and multi-task, and be quick thinking.
    • Attention to detail, and good judgment.
    • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position including, but not limited to, the ability to push/pull case carts filled with instruments, lift up to 25 pounds frequently, ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time, bend and reach frequently.
    • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team.

    Assets (Nonessential):


    • Experience using AxiUm software.

    To be successful in this role you will be:


    • Adaptable
    • Efficient
    • Meticulous
    • Organized
    • Possess a positive attitude
    • Team player



    There are 9 available positions. All positions will work a Monday to Friday 24-week rotating shift schedule. The earliest shift begins at 6:00 am. The latest shift ends at 11:30 pm. Occasional weekend shift.

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    The University of Toronto
    Toronto, ON, Canada

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