The Service Worker I is an exciting role within the multidisciplinary team for the Albert Kidney Care – North (AKC-N). Under the direction of the nursing staff, the Service Worker contributes to safe patient care and the efficiency of the Unit. The Service Worker provides assistance in setting up, rinsing, stripping and the maintenance of the hemodialysis machines under the supervision of a nurse. The Service Worker also transports patients, assists with weighing patients, ensures patient comfort and delivers specimens throughout the Hospital. The Service Worker maintains, cleans and handles hospital equipment pertaining to the Unit, as well as keeps supplies and linens ordered, stocked and organized.
As a Service Worker I, you may transport patients (clients, residents) and equipment to and from different units as well as distribute and replenish hospital supplies throughout the units. You may also transport lab specimens, blood and blood products, patient charts, and clean patient care equipment. You will report any concerns regarding supplies and safety issues to Unit Managers and perform other duties as required.
Classification: Service Worker I
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: Westlock HC Hemodialysis
Primary Location: Westlock Healthcare Centre
Multi-Site: At or Out of (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 23-JAN-2020
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 03-FEB-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75/11.25
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $19.59
Maximum Salary: $21.39
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) certification. Must be able to lift minimum of 40 lbs. (18kg). Demonstrated good communication skills. High degree of motivation and organizational skills. Ability to work under supervision and independently. Ability to work in an actively paced area and adapts to frequent interruptions in activity. The NARP program requires candidates to complete/pass Service Worker Hemodialysis Training. Candidate must be able to attend training following a successful interview. Hemodialysis Training is held in Edmonton or Red Deer depending on classroom/instructor availability. Hemodialysis Training is an intensive 3-week schedule consisting of two parts; Classroom Training followed by a Midterm (1 week). A passing mark of 75% is required to move onto Buddy Shifts. Buddy Shifts are scheduled by the Unit Manager (2 weeks). A satisfactory performance is required during Buddy Shifts to be considered a pass.
Previous training and/ or experience transporting patients in a health care institution is an asset. Supply chain management experience is an asset.