Wednesday , February 21 2024

AHS Jobs – Support Services Worker

Website Alberta Health Services

Job Description:

As a Support Service Worker, you will be responsible to provide a variety of cleaning and housekeeping duties. You will be responsible to clean both patient and other facility rooms, operate, clean and store housekeeping equipment, dispose of wastes, and perform a variety of other duties to maintain a clean facility. You will also be responsible for the preparation, assembly and service of safe, high quality meals and menu items.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, SSW is responsible for thorough cleaning of staff, patient, resident, public, clinical, office areas in AHS facilities.
  • Offer a high level of cleaning, disinfecting skills ensuring AHS facilities are safe, clean as determined by Provincial Standards, Guidelines, Protocols.
  • Require respectfulness, good customer service skills, while cleaning for departments, staff, patients, residents, public, coworkers.
  • Compassionate, offers a smile, polite conversation to all while working.
  • Can take direction, swift action.
  • Staying busy with SSW tasks during shift. Works independently but assists ES team as needed, fostering a safe, inclusive workplace.
  • Follows daily written routine, flexible to reprioritize quickly when challenging situations arise, reorganizing workloads to complete work.
  • Capable of working at a quick consistent pace while still providing excellence in cleaning services.
  • Keeps all AHS operations confidential. Accountable for: High/light dusting, thorough cleaning of equipment, furniture, walls, vents, windows inside/out, ledges/edges, ceilings, doors/door handles/frames, bed frames/mattress, dispensers, counters, waste /sharps containers, sinks, showers, tubs, toilets, etc throughout AHS facilities.
  • Collection, transportation of general, bio medical, recycling waste.
  • Interior pest control.
  • Performs floor maintenance duties of dry, wet mopping, floor scrubbing, stripping, waxing, shampooing with the use of manual & power cleaning equipment.
  • Ensures public, patient care, offices, staff areas have supplies.
  • Transportation, arrange heavy furniture, equipment using dollies, carts, manually required.
  • Complying with (OH&S), (WHMIS), work safety, IPC regulations, ACE, Communicable Disease Assessment.
  • Provide a clear criminal record/vulnerable sector check at your cost.

Job Requirements:

  • General knowledge of cleaning techniques and methods required.
  • Good customer service and interpersonal skills required.
  • Successful completion of a basic housekeeping program is an asset.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format.
  • Physical Effort/Strength Required: Frequent physical demands include.
  • A range of lifting between floor to above shoulders, capable of lifting 25-50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Bending at knees, bending forward, pushing, pulling, reaching, squatting, kneeling, Standing and walking for the majority of the shift Arm, wrist, elbow and shoulder work for the majority of the shift.
  • Ability to climbing ladders, use manual cleaning equipment such as both wet and dry mops, dusters, cleaning cloths, toilet brushes, squeegees, scrappers, use power cleaning equipment such as buffers, striping machines, auto scrubbers, burnisher’s, vacuums and carpet cleaners.+

Job Details:

Company: Alberta Health Services

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Barrhead, AB, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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