Attendant
Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Peterborough, ON
Talent Pool – Attendant, Environmental Services (Permanent Part-Time, Temporary Part-Time)

Please Note: The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming Attendant vacancies in the Environmental Services department within the next 12 months following the closing date of the job posting.

Who we are:
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is a state-of-the-art regional hospital with a proud local history extending back more than a century. Funded by the Province of Ontario through the Central East Local Health Integration Network, PRHC opened a new, single facility in 2008, serving a population of 600,000 people in Peterborough and the surrounding region.

With a capacity of 494 beds, PRHC has one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Ontario and offers an extensive range of services, including specialized programs in cardiac care, cancer care, and vascular surgery. The Health Centre is also the region’s largest employer, with more than 2,200 staff, 400 physicians with privileges, and 600 volunteers.

As a member of the PRHC team, you will be part of an exceptional working environment and a culture that recognizes and rewards the achievements of its people.

What we are looking for:
We are looking for energetic and compassionate Attendants to join our growing team at PRHC. Our ideal candidates are strong team players who thrives in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for people who not only excel in their field, but an individual that also wields a strong desire to learn by developing their skills and knowledge. If this sounds like you and you’re ready for the next step in your career, we want to hear from you!

The Role:
The Attendant is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment in patient, staff, and public areas. The work of our Attendant is instrumental in our on-going effectors towards infection prevention and control, having a major influence on the incidence of infection in the hospital. This is accomplished by environmental cleaning and disinfection, reducing the number of microorganisms from the health care environment. The duties of the Attendant may vary according to the area of the hospital in which they work.

Qualifications:
Successful completion of a Grade 12 Diploma, O.S.S.D. or equivalent education.
Previous cleaning experience in a hospital, healthcare or hospitality environment preferred.
Knowledge of cleaning techniques and use of cleaning equipment preferred.
Demonstrated ability to accurately read and understand written instructions and procedures.
Must be alert, neat in appearance, pleasant, cooperative and physically capable of performing all duties as assigned.
Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.
Must be able to work as a team member.
Ability to lift, handle and push heavy equipment / supplies (weight of 20 to 40 pounds).
Ability to tolerate frequent to continuous standing and walking.
Ability to tolerate bending and stretching.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a good attendance record and meet the performance standards of the Health Centre

Our Commitment:
Peterborough Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in your applicant form.

While the Health Centre appreciates your expression of interest in this position(s), only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified. Please note, in the case of unionized positions, the Health Centre will consider internal applicants first, in accordance with the particular Collective Agreement.