Environmental Attendant - Alternative Level of Care (Church)
Toronto, Ontario, CA
2h ago

Position Profile

Join our Environmental Services team as we work together to create a cleaner, safe work environment and patient care setting for our facility .

At Humber River Hospital we continue to advance the important role we play as we advocate for healthcare initiatives in the diverse community we serve.

In December 2017, the Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in partnership with Humber River Hospital, North York General Hospital, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Mackenzie Health and Markham Stouffville Hospital, launched an integrated, innovative model of care delivery called the Reactivation Care Centre (RCC) A Central LHIN Hospitals Collaborative.

The RCC is located in the former Humber River Hospital Finch site, which was extensively renovated for this new shared facility.

Each of the hospitals has its own unit which is staffed and operated as an extension of its hospital. Humber River Hospital operates one 32 bed unit.

Building on the success of the first collaborative, planning is currently underway for the opening of the second Reactivation Care Centre in the Church site of Humber River Hospital that will include a 34-bed patient care unit.

The unit will provide specialized care for patients who no longer require acute care, but are waiting in hospital for transfer to an appropriate alternate discharge destination such as convalescent, slow stream rehabilitation, or long-term care.

We are currently seeking an Environmental Attendant to work in our Environmental Services department .

Are you a someone with strong housekeeping experience who can work independently? Are you adaptable to changing work routines?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, we invite you to read the details below and apply to this exciting career opportunity and Humber River Hospital.

Reporting Relationship : Manager, Patient Food Services

Hiring Rate Range : $23.313 - $23.773

Shift : PT - Must be available for all rotating shifts including alternating weekends.

Employee Group : NOWU

Location : Reactivation Care Centre 200 Church street (subject to change)

Position Responsibilities :

  • Clean, maintain, dust, and damp mop all assigned areas
  • Dust, wash, and polish furniture and fixtures
  • Clean and vacuum carpets where applicable
  • Gather and dispose of garbage and linen
  • Clean isolation rooms, broken glass and dispose of body fluids
  • Clean stretchers, S / L and wheelchairs
  • Perform any tasks similar to the above that is determined to be necessary to the functioning of the Hospital
  • Understand and comply with Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures
  • Seek clarification when unsure of a policy, a procedure or an assignment
  • Follow departmental procedure for signing in & out for the beginning and end of shift via computer
  • Pick up PDA at beginning of shift and return at end of shift
  • Working alone in isolated areas
  • Participate with the orientation and training of new staff members
  • Responsible for identifying own educational needs and communicating them to Management
  • Actively participate in training sessions, meetings or special projects as required
  • Participate in quality control checks as required
  • Uses equipment and supplies in an efficient and appropriate manner
  • Maintain an awareness of department and hospital Quality Assurance and Continuous Quality Improvement activities, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate understanding of WHMIS, Disaster, Fire, Search, Bomb-Threat and other emergency procedures
  • Practices good safety habits including wearing / using any required protective clothing or equipment. Reports promptly any accident or incident and co-operates fully in any investigation
  • All employees of HRH share a common responsibility to act in accordance with the commitment to safe and compassionate patient care and a safe and healthy work environment
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations including but not limited to : use or wear of equipment or protective devices or clothing for safety purposes, report to their manager any contravention of this Act or regulations or the existence of any hazards of which he or she knows
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the Internal Responsibility System (IRS) in relation to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and attend all required Health and Safety training.
  • Qualifications :

  • Ontario Secondary School diploma or equivalent.
  • Good command of English language essential (reading, verbal and written)
  • Recent housekeeping experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (attend training as required)
  • Ability to perform routine duties and to transcribe requests with a high degree of accuracy, often under noisy, busy conditions and time constraints
  • Operating heavy duty equipment ex. Buffer machinery
  • Ability to respond to Code Whites
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 35kg’s)
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to perform repetitive bending & reaching
  • Demonstrated ability to be a cooperative and team player
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Must have a positive attitude and a genuine desire to work in fast pace environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to changing work routines or priorities
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
  • Why Humber? Why Now?

    Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering highly reliable safe, quality care.

    We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals.

    People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

    Interested applicants are required to submit an Application before the closing date. We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview

    We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on evidence-based leadership practices and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

    Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a positive patient experience.

    At Humber River Hospital we believe in exceptional care...healthier community .

    This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position.

    However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Information contained in this job posting / description is subject to change.

    Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation.

    By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today.

    We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.

    We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

    Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.

    Interested applicants are required to submit an Application before the closing date. We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview

    Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

    Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance

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