Technician, Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR)

City Fraser Health
Job ID 2022-12313
General and Clinical Support - Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR)
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Varies by site
Days Off
Medical Device Reprocessing
Salary at Time of Posting
$27.82 - $27.82 / hour

Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $27.82 - $27.82 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Current and future Casual (on-call) opportunities may be available for graduates of a Sterile Processing/Medical Device Reprocessing Technician program at the following locations:


  • Abbotsford – Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre
  • Burnaby – Burnaby Hospital
  • Chilliwack – Chilliwack General Hospital
  • Delta – Delta Hospital
  • Langley – Langley Memorial Hospital
  • Maple Ridge – Ridge Meadows Hospital
  • New Westminster – Royal Columbian Hospital
  • Port Moody/Coquitlam – Eagle Ridge Hospital
  • Surrey – Surrey Memorial Hospital, and Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre
  • White Rock – Peace Arch Hospital

Your expert skills with handling instruments and using equipment in the sterilization process will be of great value to us. This physically demanding work is procedural and requires a highly adaptable and detail driven team. Share our commitment to provide patient safety throughout our sites.


Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.


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Detailed Overview

Cleans, decontaminates, checks, tests, assembles, sterilizes and distributes supplies, instruments and equipment related to the Operating Room and other areas of the Hospital; performs related clerical duties.


  1. Receives, sorts, disassembles, decontaminates, cleans, assembles, wraps, sterilizes, and stores instruments, equipment and hospital supplies from all user areas.

  2. Prepares equipment, instruments and supplies for storage and distribution by checking, testing, calibrating, assembling, packaging, wrapping and sterilizing according to established procedures.

  3. Operates departmental equipment such as automated washers, cart washer, pasteurizer, ultrasonic washer, clean dryer, heat sealer, and sterilizers.

  4. Reports and/or removes any malfunctioning equipment or instruments.

  5. Issues and/or delivers supplies when requested. Maintains in conjunction with the Supervisor or Leader, departmental stock of supplies according to established procedures by checking against inventory levels.

  6. Rotates stock and reprocesses outdated supplies according to departmental procedures.

  7. Participates in routine maintenance of Department's equipment by cleaning, checking and testing sterilizers, mechanical washers and other MDR equipment; cleans work and storage areas as required.

  8. Participates in the Department's Quality Assurance Program.

  9. Performs clerical duties such as assisting with recording of workload statistics on supplies and equipment dispatched from the department, answering the telephone, completing maintenance requisitions for signature, maintaining records, filing, and typing.

  10. Participates in staff orientation as requested.

  11. Picks supplies and instruments for surgical cases.

  12. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Grade 12, plus successful completion of a recognized Sterile Supply Processing program, plus one year's recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal effectively with others.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

  • Knowledge of surgical and medical terminology.

  • Mathematical aptitude.

  • Ability to organize work.


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