Housekeeping Aide

City Fraser Health
Job ID 2022-17020
General and Clinical Support - Housekeeping / Laundry
Posting Date
1 month ago(5/19/2022 3:33 PM)
Employment Type
Casual
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Rotating
Program/Service
Housekeeping Services

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

 

Effective October 26th, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

 

Position Highlights

                                                          

We are currently looking for casual Housekeeping Aides to join our team at Burnaby Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital and Eagle Ridge Hospital.  Be a part of a team that is dedicated to providing exceptional housekeeping services to our clients and staff at our facility.

 

We value self-directed individuals who have an interest in the housekeeping service we provide.  You will perform a variety of duties that will assist us in providing a full range of housekeeping services for patient and hospital needs.

 

Detailed Overview

Under the direction and supervision of the Coordinator, Housekeeping Services, or designate, the Housekeeping Aide carries out a variety of housekeeping duties, and may be required to operate domestic washers and/or dryers.

Responsibilities


  1. Performs routine cleaning and disinfecting of areas such as patient/resident rooms, and ambulatory, clinical, procedure, operating, diagnostic and emergency rooms, including all elements within these areas.

  2. Performs daily cleaning and disinfecting of all high contact elements and surfaces such as patient equipment, toilets, sinks, furniture, doors, and dispensers.

  3. Replenishes dispenser supplies such as paper towel, toilet paper, liquid hand soap, lotion, and alcohol-based hand rub.

  4. Performs discharge cleaning and disinfecting of in-patient and resident rooms including making beds.

  5. Transports and/or moves items such as equipment and furniture using appropriate equipment.

  6. Sets up meeting, conference and/or other rooms based on established schedule or as requested.

  7. Performs daily floor care and carpet cleaning and maintenance such as dust checking and mopping floors, vacuuming, spot cleaning carpet and matting with appropriate equipment.

  8. As required, load and unloads domestic washers and/or dryers, operates equipment according to established procedures, marks and labels laundry/linens, collects, sorts and distributes laundry/linens.

  9. Maintains related equipment by cleaning and replacing items such as pads, bags and filters.

  10. Reports malfunctioning equipment and supply needs to Coordinator and/or Manager.

  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Grade 10 or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal with others effectively.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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