Satellite Health Facility – Hamilton Health Sciences

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Job Position: Environmental Heavy Duty Cleaner

  • Application Deadline: 31st July 2021
  • Employment Type: Part Time and Full Time Availability
  • Location(s): Hamilton,Hamilton
  • Salary: Salary to be determined based on experience
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Required Qualifications:

· Previous cleaning/housekeeping experience is required.

· Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing.

· Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.

· Highly motivated and able to work independently.

· Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.

· Must be able to use cleaning equipment (ie. I-mop, vacuum.)

· Physically able to carry out duties of the position and lift up to 25-35 pounds.

· Must be able to use various cleaning equipment (ie. auto scrubbers, swing machines)

· Must be available weekends and weekdays

· Must have flexible availability including weekdays and weekends

· This position requires you to work in a patient environment

Key Responsibilities:

· Dry mops, wet mop (wash/scrub) and polishes hard surface floors. The washing/scrubbing of floors is done with hand held or walk behind buffing machines.

· Strip and finish hard surface floors manually or with power equipment when required.

· Transport garbage from drop points to garbage bins or compactor; operate the compactor and be responsible for cleaning the compactor on regular basis.

· Transport biomedical waste from designated drop points ensuring the waste is in the appropriate container, appropriate bar codes and regulatory labelling is on biomedical container.

· Transport maintenance machinery, where necessary, between floors and job sites.

· Clean glass areas requiring ladders, scaffolding or other extension equipment to reach.

· Clean washroom floors including washing, stripping and finishing.

· Clean stairwells and elevator cabs where ladders are required.

· Wash walls, ceilings and dusts ceiling light fixtures and ceiling fans.

· Use pile lifting equipment to restore certain types of carpet.

· Shampoo broadloom and uses extracting equipment to clean broadloom.

· Clean mats at main entrances.

· Perform pre-use inspection on any and all equipment prior to use. Reports any noticeable maintenance problems or safety hazards to Housekeeping Supervisor.

· Comply with H&S regulations and company policies

Additional Details:

· Shifts: 7:00am-3:00pm, 3:00pm-11:00pm and 11am-7pm

· Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

About Our Company:

Satellite Health Facility
Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Satellite Health Facility (SHF) is located at 150 King St. E. in downtown Hamilton.

The SHF is for patients who no longer require hospital care, but who need healthcare support until they can safely transition to another location in the community.

It is an extension of both hospitals, and staffed by an interprofessional team of healthcare providers and primary care physicians. As always, our goal is to provide quality care for patients in a safe setting, while supporting the needs of our community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

The SHF helps our hospitals:

Support patients who are waiting for care in the community;
Reserve hospital space for those with urgent medical needs;
Continue to reintroduce clinical services impacted by the pandemic;
Maintain capacity to care for COVID-19 patients should there be a surge in cases.