Reporting to the Unit Manager, Adult Day Medicine (ADM) and Medical Out-Patient (MOU), KEC/UAH, the Service Worker I, in collaboration with the health care team, is responsible for maintaining a hygienic, well equipped, and safe patient care environment. Duties include, but are not limited to the following activities: taking inventory, ordering, receiving, dispersing, and rotating medical/surgical supplies. Responding to requests for delivery of lab samples, equipment, supplies, and medications as needed. Cleaning patient care areas, disinfecting equipment, removing soiled linen and garbage, replenishing linen supplies, addressing concerns of patients in the clinic area, and transporting or escorting patients in wheelchairs and stretchers.
As a Service Worker I, you may transport patients (clients, residents) and equipment to and from different units as well as distribute and replenish hospital supplies throughout the units. You may also transport lab specimens, blood and blood products, patient charts, and clean patient care equipment. You will report any concerns regarding supplies and safety issues to Unit Managers and perform other duties as required.
Classification: Service Worker I
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: UA-Medical Outpatient Unit-EDM
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 10-AUG-2020
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 07-SEP-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $19.79
Maximum Salary: $21.60
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Completion of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) is required. Basic computer knowledge and skills are required as supplies and requests for maintenance are ordered by computer. Also, must know how to use email in order to communicate with Unit Manager and other staff. Lifting, pulling, and pushing more than 20 pounds is required frequently. Required to stand and walk constantly.
Recent service worker experience is an asset. Knowledge and experience with AHS policies and practices in Hand Hygiene, Personal Protective Equipment, Linen and Laundry handling, Waste Management, Oxygen cylinder storage and handling, and approved cleaning practices and responsibilities is preferred. Must be able to transport adult patients independently.