Job Posting #897876
Position: Technical Assistant
Location: TRI E.W.Bickle Centre
Department: Hemodialysis - Renal Engineering
Reports to: Manager
Salary Range: $20.39 to $25.48 per Hour
Hours: Various Hours/Week; Variable Shifts - 8:00pm to 6:00am; 11:00pm to 7:00am; 7:00am-3:00pm
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At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
The principal responsibilities of the TECHNICAL ASSISTANT include: assisting the Registered Nurse in the care of patients in the Hemodialysis Unit and assisting the Technologists in the maintenance and monitoring of equipment including; dismantling and cleaning dialysis machines, dialysate and water sampling for Q&A; stocking the supply carts, maintaining backup dialysis machines; monitoring central concentrate system; monitoring and maintaining inventory of technical supplies; adhering to and performing routine safety measures and preventative maintenance; performing departmental duties; retrieving patient’s chart in addition to protecting patient records/information from all unauthorized persons; ensuring general cleanliness of work area; assisting the Registered Nurse and/or patient with other duties as assigned; performing other duties consistent with the job classification as required
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
Ability to speak, read and write English
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Previous experience in assistance with patient care; direct or indirect patient care essential
Must be flexible to work any of the possible shifts
Previous medical/surgical experience an asset
Previous experience as a hospital assistant an asset
Technical experience or technical course an asset
CPR an asset
Heavy lifting required
May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations
Effective time management skills and the ability to organize and set priorities
Demonstrates understanding or and ability to deliver excellent customer service
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
POSTED DATE: June 23 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.