Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
Who we are:
Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
What we need:
The Environmental Services Supervisor will utilize strong organizational, leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge of Housekeeping and the related services to oversee the Environmental Services Department and its daily operations. The successful candidate will also be required to oversee and assist Portering, Linen and Laundry and Materials Management as required.
The successful incumbent will be required to work rotating shifts Monday to Fridays. Shifts include 0700h-1500h, 0900h-1700h, 1200h- 2000h- including weekends and holidays as required, with availability of days for coverage as needed. Schedules may change based on departmental needs.
BAND N: $34.67 - $42.19 per hour
What you bring to Oak Valley Health:
Previous experience in a leadership or supervisory capacity is preferred
Completion of the OHA Environmental Services Certificate is required
Excellent knowledge of CSA and PIDAC standards as they relate to Environmental Services in Healthcare
Excellent knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations
Excellent knowledge of WHMIS and healthcare regulations
Previous scheduling experience in a unionized environment
Excellent knowledge of Infection Control and related practices and procedures
Knowledge of Environmental Protection Act and associated regulations
Biohazardous and hazardous waste handling
Knowledge of the Employment Standards Act and associated regulations
Excellent Computer skills
Microsoft programs and operating systems
Knowledge of Meditech is preferred
Familiarity with Collective Agreements
Understanding of and the ability to troubleshoot Housekeeping equipmnent
Excellent oral and written communication skills
The ability to problem solve and resolve conflicts
The ability to motivate staff, build and maintain effective teams
Familiarity with contracts and procurement processes
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with organization related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.