Environmental Aide

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 79243
Job: Administrative/Service
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: St. Peter's Hospital
Organization: CSS-SPH
Status: Casual Job Part-time
Hours per week: .01
Number of Openings: 3
Union Code: CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary: 23.4799 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 23.9589
Post Date: Nov 14, 2019, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Nov 21, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

St. Peter's Hospital has specialized in enhancing the lives of seniors and those with chronic illness since 1890. A complex continuing care hospital on Maplewood Avenue in downtown Hamilton, St. Peter's Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, community-based programs and services that focus on Dementia, Aging, Palliative Care and Rehabilitation. St. Peter's is committed to finding ways to minimize and manage the daily effects of lifelong illness by getting to know the person behind the illness. A high-touch, low-tech approach to caring ensures that the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient are met every day.

Position Summary

The Environmental Assistant is responsible for the safe transportation of patients, goods and services throughout the hospital. Performs cleaning functions that are repetitive and specialized in nature in patient program areas. Performs project work on a scheduled basis to comply with environmental standards. Distributes and collects nourishments to and from the patient at each mealtime. Ensure that soiled linens and laundry are collected for processing. Provide support to the clinical team as required to enhance patient focus care.

Schedule Work Hours

days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays


1. Understanding of infection control and housekeeping standards
2. General understanding of WHMIS and emergency procedures
3. Demonstrated ability to operate specialized cleaning equipment
4. Demonstrated ability to push wheeled equipment safely
5. Demonstrated ability to read, write and comprehend the English language
6. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
7. Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement