This is an exciting opportunity at the Strathcona Community Hospital. The facility offers a 24/7 Emergency Department and a variety of outpatient Ambulatory, Laboratory, and Diagnostic Imaging services. Under the supervision of the Manager, the Service Worker I - Emergency Department is responsible for the transportation of supplies, equipment and patient portering within the site. The Service Worker I provides patients with safe, courteous and prompt transportation between departments, as well as distributing supplies/equipment and linen. Clear communication is required to effectively outline adequate equipment/supply levels within the department, as well as coordinating with other departments (i.e. CPSM) on site. The successful incumbent is also required to collect soiled supplies and equipment, and dispose of same in appropriate areas on site.
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: Strathcona General Emergency
Primary Location: Strathcona Community Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 21-JAN-2020
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 17-FEB-2020
Hours per Shift: Varies
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $19.59
Maximum Salary: $21.39
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Good communication, interpersonal skills, auditory acuity and, motor coordination are a necessity. Must be fluent in the English language. Must be capable of walking and/or standing for long periods of time. Must be capable of frequently lifting and assisting with lifts, pushing or pulling carts on a regular basis. Must be able to perform a series of routine tasks under minimal supervision. Must be capable of working in a dynamic and fast paced environment while meeting the demands of the position. Reliable, cooperative and able to demonstrate effective service attitude.
Previous emergency/acute care experience is preferred. Knowledge of hospital equipment and procedures an asset.