Service Assistant, Medicine Program
Permanent Full Time/Peramanent Part Time
There’s never been a better time to join Mackenzie Health! As we prepare to open our state-of-the-art Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and continue to operate Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, we have many opportunities available for service assistants who share our commitment to quality, patient-centred care. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.
The Service Assistant will assist in performing a variety of services and functions to the support of the unit, following infection control and departmental policies and procedures.
Contribute to safe, quality care by
Assisting unit staff with moving chairs, beds, stretchers, machines and other equipment.
Assisting with the transportation of patients within the unit, under direct clinical supervision.
Delivering and picking up equipment and supplies.
Delivering patient lab specimens, blood tests, x-rays to appropriate area.
Setting up isolation precautions (linen hampers, cart, waste container, isolation linen.
Distributing linen to patient room.
Following the direction from the health care team in code situations and peak activity times.
Monitoring and emptying soiled linen bins.
Assisting in ensuring patient rooms are ready for new admissions.
Performing regular safety checks on patient room (i.e. check of bed alarms, ensures room is free of trip hazards).
Performing regular audits as required (i.e. Hand-Hygiene Audit Checklist).
Assisting with room cleanliness.
Monitoring unit inventory and restocks items.
Restocking unit-specific supply carts, restocking inventory delivered to unit, pick-up/delivering supplies and equipment, re-stocks isolation supplies.
Maintaining inventory levels of Non-JIT supply carts and provides inventory list to Unit Secretary.
Checking and stocking patient/treatment areas and supply carts, including Hallway supply cart, hallway linen carts, wound carts, isolation carts, etc.
Collecting restraints, lifts, slings and other patient specific equipment for laundry for pick up by laundry staff.
What must you have?
Completion of Grade 12 education or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
One year experience in a Healthcare environment would be an asset.
What else do you bring?
Demonstrated technical/mechanical ability and dexterity.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated customer service excellence.
Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting aptitude on various equipment.
Good command of the English language, including reading, writing and oral skills.
Physical ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
Use key phrases at key times.
Proven attendance record.
Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.
Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.
Demonstrates understanding of contribution to patient and staff safety.
- This position is represented by OPSEU
- You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health
Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.