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Job postings: Allied Health

Technical Assistant - Hemodialysis - Casual (203094)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 11/17/2020 11:14:17 AM

We currently have 2 Casual opportunities for a Technical Assistant in the Hemodialysis department at our Bayview campus and CNIB. 

Summary of Duties

As a member of the inter-professional team providing patient-focused care, the Technical Assistant will work closely with Registered Nurses, Technologists, and other health care professionals to support dialysis patient care. The Technical Assistant will provide assistance with hemodialysis equipment, set-up, take-down, cleaning, and disinfection. The Technical Assistant will use aseptic technique and adhere to the quality standards for Infection Prevention and Control and CSA safety standards. In addition, the Technical Assistant will assume responsibility for inventory management and stocking of all dialysis supplies. The Technical Assistant will also play an active role in Nephrology Program quality improvement initiatives and inter-professional committees.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Minimum Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent as recognized by the Ministry of Education of Ontario (required)
  • Completion of a Dialysis Technical Assistant Program considered an asset
  • Recent experience working as a Technical Assistant in a hemodialysis unit required
  • Computer literacy in a windows operating system
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, conflict resolution skills, time management skills and mechanical/technical aptitude
  • Willingness to show initiative and adapt to change
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively use organizational resources
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and supplies
  • Commitment to the values and philosophy of inter-professional patient-focused care delivery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 203094 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.