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Performs general repetitive tasks in maintaining an assigned area, with due consideration for patients, visitors and staff. Maintains clean and sanitary conditions in assigned areas as directed, according to established standards, observing proper cleaning and disinfecting techniques. Participates in On-the-Job Training programs. Seeks clarification of duties when indicated. Offers assistance and/or instruction to co-workers. Extends courtesy and consideration to others in interpersonal relationships. Demonstrates professional manner in work setting. Channels suggestions, concerns, and queries to appropriate authority. Performs duties in a timely and effective manner. Practices responsible cost effectiveness in the use of time, materials and equipment. Observes all hospital and departmental personnel policies with particular reference to patient confidentiality. Practices and promotes safety awareness, observes fire regulations and reports any suspected safety hazards. Participates in and contributes to the departmental quality management program. Supports and participates in departmental continuing education programs. Performs other related duties as required.
- Grade 12/GED required.
- Knowledge of cleaning techniques and methods that apply to a health care setting is an asset.
- Good communication skills are essential.
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.
Hours of Work
Long Assignment Full-Time position; 75 hours bi-weekly.
Beginning December 19, 2021 with an expected end date of January 28, 2023.
Dates are approximate and subject to change.
$17.09 - $17.80 hourly
Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment - Incentives
This is a Support bargaining unit - UNIFOR position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
Job Type: Full-time