IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care. and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At NYGH, our team is making a world of difference. NYGH has recently been ranked the #2 Hospital in Canada by Newsweek.
Your goal in this position is to contribute to the organization and optimal function of the Emergency Department working with the Emergency physicians, registered nurses and ward clerks to provide support to patients and patient care staff. You will be also responsible for contributing to patient flow and enhancing patient family centered care in the Emergency department. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work within a team and fast paced environment. You are able to establish and maintain patience, compassion and a courteous manner in relationships with patients, families, and co-workers. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families.
On a practical level, you will
- Transport patients to medical imaging and in-patient floors
- Transport laboratory samples and specimens to the lab
- Stock and complete light housekeeping of emergency department patient care rooms
- Retrieve, replace, clean and monitor supplies and equipment.
- Respond to emergency situations
- Observe and adhere to all policies and procedures, work standards and safety regulations
- Demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills
- High School diploma
- Completed Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate required
- Completed Personal Support Worker (PSW) from a College of Applied Arts and Technology preferred
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
- Bilingualism in French/English an asset
What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part Time Regular position, 22.5 hours bi-weekly, with 8 and 12 hour shifts, all shifts, including weekends, in the Emergency Department. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.
How to Apply
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We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.
At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.