FUTURE - Service Associate
Lakeridge Health
Oshawa, ON, CA
4d ago

Job Description

FUTURE - Service Associate

File Number : 19FUTURE07

Position : Service Associate

Department : Environmental Services

Status : Regular Part Time / Temporary Part Time / Casual

Locations : Oshawa, Ajax, Whitby, Bowmanville & Port Perry

Shifts : Days / Evenings / Nights / Weekends


The Service Associate (SA) is an integral member of the patient care unit, health care team, and environmental services program.

The SA works in close collaboration with other team members in providing support for the service / facility area or patient care unit activities and assistance in meeting basic patient care and service / facility needs as outlined.

  • Duties include : cleaning and making up beds and stretchers; maintaining equipment and reporting need for repairs and / or requisitioning the repairs;
  • assisting with ordering, receiving and distributing supplies; replenishing carts and rooms with supplies; cleaning and disinfecting floors, walls, ceilings, windows, lights, furniture, vents, washrooms, kitchen, medication room, portering of patients, etc.

  • Daily; performing errands to stores, lab, pharmacy and nutrition; emptying garbage, sharps containers and linen; defrosting and cleaning of refrigerators, freezers and ice machines;
  • and other duties and tasks as required.


  • Ability to read and write English to the level required for the job;
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of fundamentals of universal precautions relating to cleaning and handling of equipment, supplies and specimens;
  • Proven knowledge of WHMIS;
  • Proven effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work as a member of the unit team with minimum supervision;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines- adapting to changing demands with flexibility and efficiency.
  • Physically capable of performing duties including : being able to walk extensively and climb stairs and ladders on a regular basis;
  • Previous hospital experience as an SA (preferred);
  • Must be able to work all shifts;
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient, and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area;
  • Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
  • Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.
  • Must have a satisfactory performance record
  • SALARY $22.60 to $23.69 per hour

    Conditions of Employment

    The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364 (Bargaining Unit).

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy.

    Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

    Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    About Us

    Lakeridge Health is one of Ontario's largest community hospitals, serving people across Durham Region and beyond. With five hospital sites and four Emergency Rooms, we serve a diverse population.

    Our dedicated team of health care professionals give their all every day to keep improving the quality of care delivered, drive down wait times, and improve results.

    Lakeridge Health is driven by an ongoing commitment to continually improve the services it provides to best meet the needs of our community.

    LH continues to build on its strength as a caring and innovative partner in he

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