The Service Worker I - Medicine Float Pool assists professional personnel in caring for patients by ensuring availability of required supplies and equipment. They will be responsible for stocking supplies, portering patients, transporting specimens to lab as needed and other duties as required. The incumbent plays an integral role in Infection Prevention by maintaining cleanliness of equipment, supplies and unit in accordance with Infection Prevention Standards. Must maintain a courteous and helpful approach with other team members, families and patients. The incumbent must utilize initiative and judgment in performing duties. Physical demands of the job involve periods of physical activity such as standing, bending, twisting, walking, and lifting weights up to 25 kg.
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: RA-Medicine Floats-EDM
Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 20-JAN-2020
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 03-FEB-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, 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:
WHMIS is required. Current BCLS - HCP Certification required (must be Heart and Stroke Standards HCP Level C taken within last 12 months). Demonstrated organizational, communication & interpersonal skills. Must be reliable, cooperative and demonstrate effective service attitude and professionalism. Ability to function both independently and as a team member in an interdisciplinary environment.
Recent Service Worker experience with a preference given to applicants with at least one year of recent experience. Medicine or Surgery Program experience. Medical Terminology preferred. Prior knowledge of medical equipment & supplies preferred. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention preferred.