Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future
Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.
We are currently looking for a Unit Aide for to join the Critical Care/Intensive Care Unit
Unit Aide duties within the Intensive Care Unit
Ensure that the supply carts are stocked
Transportation clean stretchers, carts, medical/surgical equipment/supplies, patients, specimen etc.
Appropriate distribution and collection of supplies, equipment, instruments, trays, etc.
Ensures that sufficient supplies are on hand for patient care until the next ordering shift.
Acts as a liaison with SPD, volunteers and ICU/CCU team members
Works co-operatively and constructively with all department team members.
Help move the patient within the department including assisting with patient transfers
Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment including cleaning equipment and ensuring equipment is functional including routine checks on the ICU equiptment
Understands and demonstrates support for the hospital mission, vision and values.
Participates in quality assurance activities.
Provides evidence of ongoing satisfactory attendance.
Knowledge of key clinical supplies used in the area
Responds to other duties as assigned.
Completion of minimum high school grade 12 and able to produce a diploma of completion is required.
Sterile processing certificate or the ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skill and judgement in the decontamination and processing of sterile supplies and instruments
Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate preferred
Understand and adhere to hospital policies and procedures including Infection Control policies, uniform dress code, cell phones and all other devices and mandatory legislation such as; Human Rights Code, Confidentiality policies and safety procedures.
Proficient in basic computer skills including email, MS Office
Two years of recent related hospital medical/surgical supply experience preferred.
Hospital experience preferred and Knowledge of medical terminology is an asset.
Demonstrated ability to speak, read and interpret the English language (written and verbal)
Demonstrated ability to use positive communication skills with patients, families and colleagues
Knowledge of the Wilson site for delivery of urgent specimens or equipment
Knowledge and understanding of the stores process for stock and non-stock items
Knowledge and skill for transfers and lifts on a bed and from a bed to chair
Knowledge of the washer disinfector operation
Maintains proper order for equipment and supplies
Knowledge of safe handling of sharps and biomedical waste
Ability to demonstrate understanding in order to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and/or diagram form.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and problem-solving skills.
Good working knowledge of medical supplies and sterilization.
Able to handle stressful situations in a very fast-paced environment.
Ability to operate specialty equipment such as beds, limb holders etc.
Knowledge of the overhead ceiling lifts and the ability to work under the direction of an RN when mobilizing patients
IPAC precautions and associated disinfection of equipment and supplies
Physically able to push stretchers, lift and store linen and surgical supplies, clean stretchers
Demonstrated ability to cope with long periods of time with physical demands such as walking, bending, pushing, and heavy lifting (lift 25-30 pounds repeatedly).
Good organizational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and work in a fast paced environment
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
Internal Applications that are incomplete or contain incorrect information may not be considered.
Base Rate: $23.082 - 23.538
Employee Group: NOWU PT Service
Hours of work: Must be available for all shifts
Location: Humber River Hospital Wilson site
We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs as required under the Ontario Human Rights Code and Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.