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Office, Clerical and Technical
Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre
Less than 24 hours a week)
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The Hospital Assistant participates as a member of the healthcare team of the Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC).
Under the direction of the Assistant Manager, Operations the incumbent will be responsible for providing hospital support in the areas of infection control, client services, inventory control and technical support.
Specific duties include :
Cleaning and disinfecting instruments, rooms and surgical areas. Washing, drying, folding and putting in-house laundry away
Sorting waste into specific streams such as sharps, biohazards, designated waste. Cleaning rooms and areas after procedures have been completed
Monitoring after hours client service functions such as billing, answering call centre requests and contacting clinicians when required
Updating files, WHIMIS binder and stocking lists when required
Monitoring inventory throughout the hospital
Ensuring various trollies and carts for emergency and routine procedures are stocked
Monitoring the use of intravenous fluids and maintaining supply quotas for surgical / medical supplies and equipment. Informing the supervisor when stocks are low
Relocating dirty laundry from its respective areas to the pick-up area and delivering biohazard waste to the HSC’s storage shed in a timely manner
May be utilized on occasion to assist with patient care which would include restraining animals for various procedures by using proper technique to protect employees and animals
Requirements of the position include :
Secondary School Diploma plus some related experience
Animal Care Attendant, 1 yr. College Certificate Course preferred
Working knowledge of common computer software including Hospital Management Information System software is preferred
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
Candidates must be physically able to repeatedly conduct the diverse range of motions (primarily bending, lifting and carrying) as required to perform the core duties of the position.
Flexibility in scheduling is required. The incumbent will be required to work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends.
The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of rabies titre.
Hourly rate $19.06 - $21.30 per hour
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