CUPE JOB POSTING # 849954
Perioperative Services Attendant – (REPOST)
Toronto Western Hospital
Department: Operating Room
$24.07 – $24.82 per hour (Start rate: $24.07 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Various Hours, Shifts per Week; Days, Evening, Nights, Weekdays and Weekends and Holidays
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning …
At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
Toronto Western Hospital has been serving the health care needs of its culturally diverse local community for more than 100 years. Today, the hospital provides highly specialized tertiary care to people from surrounding areas and across Canada.
As a world leader in neural and sensory science, Toronto Western Hospital is constantly pushing the boundaries of research, offering pioneering treatments and using state-of-the-art technology. The hospital has a strong community and population health program, providing innovative programs for and information to seniors, diabetes patients, and many multicultural groups.
With expertise in musculoskeletal health and arthritis, the hospital’s programs also include orthopaedics, rheumatology, and the hand program.
As a member of the Operating Room Team, the responsibilities of the Perioperative Services Attendant include performing transportation functions, including movement of patients, equipment and supplies; stocking supplies; ensuring necessary inventories are maintained, patient holding area and other designated areas; performing patient focused care and patient assistance functions; preparing area’s for surgery by providing responsive team-oriented environmental support/maintenance services for the physical surroundings and equipment within; performing other indirect patient related duties; working in compliance of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contravention’s of the Act, in a timely manner; performing cross-functional duties as assigned and/or required; and performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and/or required.
Completion of Grade Xll or recognized equivalent
One (1) year recent experience in a related patient care capacity
Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other relevant legislation.
Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (W.H.M.I.S.)
Knowledge of applicable Hospital and departmental policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols and practices
Knowledge of procedures for handling contaminated materials
Ability to set-up and maintain the equipment, tools and instruments common to the Operating Room environment, within scope of responsibility
Must have the ability to work collaboratively as an active participant with others in assisting with the delivery of the care to surgical patients
Ability to perform responsibilities in a courteous manner
Standard First Aid/ Basic Rescuer Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) certification an asset
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job required including: ability to stand, stoop, walk, bend, lift, push, pull and reach without any physical discomfort on a continuous basis; transferring patients with appropriate assistance; ability to stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift in excess of 40 kg
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.
Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.