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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health


Truro, NS | Canada

Job description

​Req ID: 175863
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Department: OPNZ PERI Medical Device Reprocess CEH
Type of Employment: Permanent   Hourly FT (100%FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: CUPE
  Support Position
Posting Closing Date: 19-Mar-24

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.


Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

The MDR Technician performs cleaning and sterilizing duties to meet the needs of departmental customers. They follow policies and procedures of the service and rotate throughout the decontamination area, processing area and distribution area. Included in this area will be the make-up and distribution of case carts and other sterile items to both internal and external partners/clients within Nova Scotia Health. Additional duties may be assigned by the manager as deemed necessary. This position includes evening, nights and weekend shifts.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:



Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


Where there are no applicants who have completed the Medical Device Reprocessing Technician Program, consideration for a Medical Device Reprocessing in Training position may be given to applicants who are enrolled in an approved Medical Device Reprocessing Technician Program and are willing to successfully complete this program at their own expense within 12 months of employment. Candidates must be enrolled in a recognized medical device reprocessing education program at the time of hire.


Compensation and Incentives

$21.79 - $24.68 Hourly


Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


​This is a Support bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.



Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.


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