Support Service Aide, BC Children's
Vancouver, BC
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is a part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

Service Support Aide, BC Children's

Multiple Casual Opportunities

Wage: $19.42 per hour

Rotating Shifts – Days/Nights/Weekends as required

Vancouver, BC

Reporting to the Program Manager designate and in accordance with established policies, standards, and procedures, this position performs the functions of cleaning, tidying and stocking patient and general rooms, cleaning, moving, and maintaining patient equipment, and distributing and collecting patient food trays, and supplies.

Duties and Accountabilities

Maintains patient care areas and equipment by performing duties such as cleaning patient care equipment, reporting items in need of repair and delivering to service department; moving equipment from patient rooms and hallways such as parent and patient beds/cribs, IV pumps, commodes and wheelchairs to and from storage.
Ensures patient care areas, procedure rooms, bedsides, unit rooms, hallways and other designated areas are clean and maintained by performing duties such as making all sleep surfaces and emptying garbage, sharps and linen containers.
Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in nursing and patient care areas by drawing stock from department supply/utility rooms.
Ensures that extraneous equipment and supplies are removed from bedsides and stored appropriately (including returning items to designated owners).
Orders and picks up supplies such as requisitions, mail, store items and unit specific laundry from various areas throughout the hospitals and ensures adequate amount of linen is on hand.

Education, Training and Experience

Grade 10 plus six months of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Ability to organize work.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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