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Temp Full-Time Ward Aide ICU OTMH

OakvilleHalton Healthcare Services


Posting #: 2017-807544

CUPE 815

First consideration will be given to members of the bargaining unit in accordance with the collective agreement.

Position: Ward Aide

Department: Intensive Care Unit

Status: Temporary Full-time for approximately 6 months

Hours: Monday to Sunday - 8 hour shifts (Hours are subject to change based on operational needs)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare is a state-of-the-art facility that takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton Region.

We take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

This is what you’ll be doing:

Portering patients on stretchers for diagnostic testing, to inpatient units, etc. Cleaning instruments and stretchers. General tidying of the department. Monitoring supply levels, ordering and stocking supplies as necessary. Assisting nurses with patient care. Equipment retrieval from throughout the hospital. Other duties as required.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Minimum grade 12 education required
  • Must have previous ward aide or related health care experience
  • Experience with surgical instruments/medical supplies (cleaning/stocking) required
  • Must be able to diplomatically respond to customer requests in a demanding work environment
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and organize and prioritize work
  • Flexibility and the ability to work quickly in a busy environment
  • Must be able to respond appropriately to emergency situations
  • Repetitive standing & walking, frequently pushing patients on stretchers, lifting boxes of IV solutions weighing approximately 30 lbs., and bending to clean stretchers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential
  • Satisfactory employment record and good attendance record required.

Salary: $17.17 to $21.47 per hour

Date Posted: July 20, 2017

Internal applications due by: July 27, 2017

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.


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