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Lead Medical Device Reprocessing

Surgical Services
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.

Level 05
Pay Rate: 
Employment Status: 
Term Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 hours bi-weekly
Start Date: 
Friday, September 17, 2021


Term Full Time – 75 hours biweekly

September 27, 2021-March 25, 2022


Reporting to the Clinical Care Manager (CCM), the incumbent is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Medical Device Reprocessing Department. The Core Lead provides technical supervision, education and leadership to our hospitals’ MDR staff; recommends and implements continuous process improvements and seeks to reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve quality, and provides or designates staff training.


Working in collaboration with the Operating Room (Surgical Services) leadership team, the incumbent oversees quality control and external proficiency testing; reviews, develops, writes and implements Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for MDR; coordinates and facilitates workplace solutions and consults with the medical director and professional staff, as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of CSA standards, legislation and government policies and procedures related to CSA standards;
  • Extensive knowledge of techniques and methods in the relevant MDR practices;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Meditech;
  • Effective problem solving, critical thinking, decision making, and time management skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office software programs;
  • Proven ability to supervise and lead staff;
  • Proven ability to communicate with and deal effectively with staff, physicians and other health care providers;
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in conflict situations;
  • Champions professional development and continuing education for all MDR staff. Ability to apply knowledge to the performance of technical analyses and related procedures in the relevant disciplines;
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the team;
  • Ability to lead and adapt to change management and process improvement;
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.


The successful candidate is required to be a graduate of a CSA certified program from an accredited institution; have a minimum of five (5) years discipline-related experience as an MDR Technician including a minimum of two (2) years experience in a supervisory capacity.  An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be considered. Proficiency in writing departmental policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) would be an asset.


Quoting competition #2021-579 in the subject line, please email your resume to:


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Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.


Posting Date:  Open Until Filled


Last Updated:Fri, 10/22/2021 - 16:04