MyHealth is looking for an experienced Housekeeping Attendant. The Housekeeping Attendant will be responsible for working independently and cooperatively to maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of the clinic. They will ensure all activities are followed according to Company policies and procedures, and any government regulations and legislation. This position may require travelling between clinics within the area, as and when needed.
Job Description: Housekeeping Attendant
MyHealth is the largest multi-specialty ambulatory health service provider. We own and operate 50 clinics across Ontario and provides physician services to 30 third-party clinics and hospitals in the areas of radiology, cardiology, nuclear medicine, internal medicine, physical medicine, and obstetrics/gynecology. We provided over 2 million health services in FY2020. MyHealth team comprises of almost 700 professionals including 140 MDs. The mission of the Company is “Delivering Quality Patient Experience through Innovation, Compassion, and Integrity.” MyHealth is accredited with commendation from Accreditation Canada.
MyHealth started telehealth services over two years ago. However, this division has seen exceptional growth during COVID-19. We are offering telehealth services in family medicine, internal medicine, cardiology, and gynecology. We are aggressively expanding specialties as well as geographic reach. Telehealth is helping transform us into the largest national healthcare service provider.
Reporting to: Clinic Manager
Work safely in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Ministry of Environment Regulation 309 (Biomedical Waste), and other work-related regulations.
Disinfect, sanitize all touch surfaces, beds, chairs, waiting rooms, change rooms, wheelchairs, and other medical equipment at the clinic multiple times throughout the day.
Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and organization of kitchen/kitchenettes.
Perform general infection prevention requirements and any related duties as assigned, such as utilizing various cleaning equipment, vacuuming, spot cleaning, sweeping, mopping floors, emptying waste receptacles, wiping counter areas, work stations, keyboards, etc., and cleaning other patient and staff common areas.
Restock single unit dispensers containing soap, towels, toilet tissue, and sanitary napkins, as well as patient linens.
Clean and vacuum carpets where applicable.
Gather and dispose of garbage and linen.
Perform in-house laundry service using the available equipment, including folding and separating soiled and clean linens.
Complete periodic cleaning equipment checks.
Observe/practice all health & safety procedures, regulations, and Company policies.
Wear all required PPE where indicated and follow safe work instructions.
All other duties that management may assign.
Qualifications, Experience & Requirements:
Grade XII, diploma, or equivalent.
Previous cleaning experience is an asset.
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Must be reliable, motivated, enthusiastic, and a team player, willing to assist as needed.
Reliability, professionalism, and discretion.
Physically able to reach, stretch, bend, climb and walk during daily routine, with ability to stand for long lengths of time.
Ability to travel to various nearby clinic locations.
Own vehicle for travel and have a valid driving license.
Treat colleagues, management, and clients with respect and dignity.
Have a good understanding of chemical and equipment use, including vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, and carpet extractors.
Maintain and adjust to staffing rotation pattern as directed by supervisor/clinic manager.
Have a cheerful, positive attitude and the ability to work effectively with others as well as the ability to work independently and treat everyone with respect, dignity, and kindness.