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Leadership - Supervisor/Lead
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ALB00221815 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

An exciting opportunity exists for a MDR Supervisor looking to expand their practice and whom has a passion for providing Patient and Family Centered Care at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, located in the energetic and vibrant community of Fort McMurray. Reporting to the Manager, the Supervisor of Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) provides coordination and leadership to staff, works closely with Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and liaises with other programs and team leads to ensure that best practices, as they relate to MDR standards, are followed. The Supervisor focuses on customer service and production following Alberta Health Service (AHS), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) standards and uses these and other resources to research and develop policies and procedures for MDR staff to follow that ensure best practice. The Supervisor researches and facilitates educational opportunities for MDR staff on a regular basis and is an active participant in the annual review process. The MDR Supervisor ensures the day to day tasks and duties of MDR are performed to the highest standards; and identifies and implements procedures to benefit the safe and efficient operation of the department. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Description:

Reporting to the Manager, the Supervisor of Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) provides coordination and leadership to staff, works closely with Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and liaises with other programs and team leads to ensure that best practices, as they relate to MDR standards, are followed. The Supervisor focuses on customer service and production following Alberta Health Service (AHS), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) standards and uses these and other resources to research and develop policies and procedures for MDR staff to follow that ensure best practice. The Supervisor researches and facilitates educational opportunities for MDR staff on a regular basis and is an active participant in the annual review process. The MDR Supervisor ensures the day to day tasks and duties of MDR are performed to the highest standards; and identifies and implements procedures to benefit the safe and efficient operation of the department. The Supervisor will support staff with advanced knowledge of all aspects of the department, including decontamination, processing, and all other functions relating to case cart systems and use and replenishment of supply.

  • Classification: Supervisor
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: NZ NLGHT HOSP CSR05Reprocessng
  • Primary Location: Fort McMurray N Lts HC/Mnt Hlt
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 10-AUG-2021
  • Date Available: 30-AUG-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $24.31
  • Maximum Salary: $41.77
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Education: Certified Registered Central Services Technician required. Successful completion of a recognized Medical Device Reprocessing educational program required. (The educational program should include courses related to the following: Quality Systems, Infection Prevention and Control, basic microbiology, Occupational Health and Safety, Decontamination Processes, High Level Disinfection, Assembly, Sterilization of Medical Devices, Storage, Transportation and Distribution, and Flexible Endoscopes). Registration: Active registration with an appropriate clinical professional licensing body.


Additional Required Qualifications:

Experience: Must have complete working knowledge of procedures and standards governing the work performed by MDR, including MDR and CSA Sterilization Standards. Must be knowledgeable in aseptic techniques, IPC issues and MDR equipment. Skills: Ability to plan and implement service changes and enhancements. Ability to use electronic devices, and have good working knowledge of various computer systems, including Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to learn new technology systems. Ability to respond to customer needs. Ability to interact effectively as a liaison with vendors and user areas. Ability to effectively give presentations to professional and sterile processing staff. Ability to effectively function under stress. Competencies: Evidence of excellent leadership, organizational, analytical, interpersonal communication, problem solving, judgment and report-writing skills. Evidence of integrity, dependability, honesty, initiative, tact and high ethical standards to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts. Evidence of performance management; Evidence of team and individual development; Success of the service in attaining identified outcomes; Evidence of positive quality improvement and risk management outcomes; Evidence of positive relationships with clients, public and others.


Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in management in a Medical Device Reprocessing environment or related field. Experience with financial monitoring and control; supply management; workload delegation; quality control and staffing.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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