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.
Temporary until approximately June 30, 2021.
The primary role of the temporary Test Administrator is to provide secure test delivery of all individuals entering the testing centre who either self-present or are referred to seek diagnosis for COVID-19.
The Test Administrator will provide superior customer service in a comfortable friendly environment, while maintaining a safe, clean and secure environment.
The Test Administrator will be responsible to ensure all screening protocol updates are followed and integrates TOH safe best practices and infection control protocols to the daily activities to foster the delivery of safe and exemplary care.
Verifies personal information for appointments;
Administers nasal and/or oral or nasopharyngeal swab tests;
Ensures the maintenance of appropriate records of observation, nursing care administered and patient’s response;
Ensure that supplies are utilized economically and that work station, waiting rooms are clean and maintained in a safe manner;
Ensures updates received are communicated to patients and the general public as required;
Works in collaboration within the inter-professional team, provides advanced care and treatment (including pharmacological complementary therapies).
What you will bring
Completion of High School Diploma;
Currently enrolled in a health related course;
Patient facing experience in a health care organization;
Basic First Aid training;
Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills;
Able to take initiative and work with minimal supervision;
Adaptable to different situations and able to work under pressure;
Able to follow direction and enforce protocols consistently;
Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written); French is considered an asset;
Availability to work weekdays, weekends and holidays; shift work; days, evenings and nights.
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.