About The Ottawa Hospital
Inspired by research and driven by compassion!
The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is one of Canada’s largest learning and research multi-campus hospitals. With more than 1,100 beds and approximately 12,000 staff members, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region.
From the compassion of our people to the relentless pursuit of new discoveries, The Ottawa Hospital never stops seeking solutions to the most complex health-care challenges while continually engaging with the community to support our vision for better patient care.
Working together with its research institute, the University of Ottawa, and other partners, the hospital is continually gaining national and international recognition for high-quality patient care, teaching and research, while striving to meet the needs of the culturally diverse community we serve.
The Ottawa Hospital is actively recruiting for dedicated Orderlies to join our Transitional Care Team located at the Extendicare West End Villa. Make a genuine difference by developing meaningful relationships with your patients and their families and providing world-class compassionate care. By joining this team, you will become part of an interdisciplinary team that will play an important part in the continuing care of our patients. If you’re interested in working in a diverse environment with the opportunity to explore and grow your professional career, apply today!
This is a permanent position within the Transitional Care Team with a temporary location of West End Villa.
Days and nights, including weekends, 12 hour shifts. (07:15-19:15, 19:15-07:15)
- For information purposes only - The Hospital reserves the right to change.
Grade 12 or equivalent;
Six (6) months recent patient care experience as an Orderly/OR attendant at TOH, former General, Riverside or Civic Hospitals;
OR successful completion of an accredited Health Care program with 6 months recent patient care experience (i.e. Patient Care Assistant, Health Care Aide, Personal Support Worker, nursing assistant, physiotherapy/occupational therapy assistant, or Registered Practical Nurse);
OR currently enrolled in a health related course with 6 months recent patient care experience;
Basic knowledge of established Infection Control and Occupational Health & Safety practices;
Basic knowledge of sterility and aseptic technique;
Knowledge of body mechanics, and safe lift and transfer practices;
CPR (Heartsaver or BCLS);
Good oral/written communication and listening skills are required to communicate effectively with other members of the health care team, patients, and visitors;
Ability to cope with change in patient condition;
Good decision-making skills to prioritize work;
Basic math skills required for monitoring intake/output.
What you can expect from us
The Ottawa Hospital is committed to providing a healthy, safe, and inclusive work environment for everyone. We are driven by our purpose to provide each patient with the world-class care, exceptional service and compassion we would want for our loved ones.
We offer an attractive and equitable compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package, a Defined Benefit Pension (DBP) plan, and insurance protection. We also offer discounts from choice providers on a variety of products and services.
The Ottawa Hospital provides various Health and Wellness resources as well as opportunities for personal and professional development opportunities from our in-house Learning and Leadership Development team to help align your goals with your career objectives.
Interested? Apply today!
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, excited by leading-edge medical technology, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we would like to hear from you. Please submit an on-line application for the position you are interested in. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.