Service Worker I
Alberta Health Services
Lethbridge, AB
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: Central Portering
Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.00
Posting End Date: 23-APR-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 03-MAY-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $19.59
Maximum Salary: $21.39
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:
The successful candidate must be able to push and pull heavy trash and linen bins weighing between 250kg to 450kgs, move stretchers and beds with or without patients weighing up to 350kgs, to be able to stand and walk for the duration of your shift and perform repetitive physical movements. This individual may be required to drive safely an electric powered tractor in hospital hallways where foot traffic of public and hospital staff is common. Also, the successful candidate will inspect carts, electric tractor and garbage compactor to identify defects and safety issues.

Preferred Qualifications:
Being familiar with the physical layout of Chinook Regional Hospital along with material handling in a hospital setting and previous WHMIS and TDG training will be considered an asset.