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Service Worker I

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Service Worker I
Environmental Services/ Housekeeping, General Support - Non Clinical
Regular Part Time
St. Albert
Sturgeon Community Hospital
NW-Housekeeping-EDM
AUPE GSS
0.40
2012-10-06
2012-10-15  Time: 23:59
2012-10-16

7.75
4
8
As Per Rotation
Days, Nights, Weekends
Minimum: 18.11 per hour Maximum: 19.76 per hour
Reporting to the Supervisor of Environmental Services, the Service Worker I position is responsible for the cleaning & disinfection of equipment, wheelchairs and patient care areas, re-stocking of supplies, transporting of patients, specimens and supplies and equipment, in compliance with AHS and department policies, procedures and standards; as well as assisting Nursing staff as required. Physical requirements of this position include repetitive bending, kneeling, walking and standing for extended periods of time, lifting, pushing or pulling heavy and bulky items.

Environmental Services is a patient and customer-service focused department consisting of approximately 6000 employees provincially. Environmental Services is responsible for the 24 hour/7 days per week maintenance of Alberta Health Services hospital’s environmental cleaning and waste stream management functions.
A High School Diploma is required. A minimum of one year of previous experience in a healthcare environment and current BCLS-HCP are required. Previous knowledge and application of WHMIS preferred. The ability to organize tasks with minimal supervision and to adapt to frequent interruptions in work activities; and the ability to work independently and assess work priorities is also required. The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal and public relations skills, as well as be able to demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, understand and follow written and oral directions in English. This position requires the ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and display tact, courtesy and discretion at all times. All new employees will be required to attend a 5-day Environmental Services Orientation and a 1- day AHS Orientation.

For internal AHS and Environmental Services applicants: Two professional references are required upon interview.

For External applicants the following must be provided at the time of interview: A valid criminal record check (including vulnerable sector) obtained within the last three months, 3 professional references, Valid work permit/visa (if applicable), Proof of current CPR certification.


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to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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