Operating Room Technician

Website Canadian Armed Forces

Job Description:

Operating Room Technicians are responsible for the provision of an aseptic environment enabling the safe performance of operative procedures in both static (at home) and operational (deployed) environments. They are an integral member of the surgical team, providing perioperative care, post-operative care, assisting the surgeons and anesthesiologists and performing orthopaedic casting procedures in support of surgery. OR Tech’s are also responsible for all Medical Device Reprocessing services, processing surgical materials and instruments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining medical and life-support equipment;
  • Providing a clean and safe environment for patient treatment and for assisting surgeons and anesthesiologists in all facets of the operative procedure;
  • Operationally maintaining all field or equipment and for providing onsite training for or field operations as well as overseeing the setup of a field
  • Maintaining, replenishing and accounting for general and medical supplies.
  • Decontamination, cleansing, maintenance and procurement of materials and instruments and for the packaging and sterilization of supplies;
  • Initiating, maintaining and distributing medical records, documents, reports and returns; and
  • Assisting in the recovery of patients from anesthesia;

Job Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold a Practical Nursing diploma, have a current license to practice as an LPN/RPN from a provincial or territorial regulatory authority, and a letter of good standing from the applicant’s professional regulatory authority.
  • It is an asset for applicants with a certification as an Operating Room Technician (LPN/RPN with peri-operative specialty).

Job Details:

Company: Canadian Armed Forces

Job Category: Armed Forces

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Hamilton, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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