Department: Environmental Services
Status: Temporary Full-time for approximately 1 year
Hours: Monday – Sunday, 7.5 hours, Days and Evenings 0700-1500 and 1200-2000; 1 in 3 weekends; On-call coverage as needed.
Note: Hours are subject to change based on operational requirements
Site: Multi-site - Primarily based at Georgetown and Milton Hospitals with travel to Oakville site as needed
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
This is what you'll be doing:
Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services, you will co-ordinate and support all relevant activities of Environmental Services. You will work closely with the management team in overseeing the day-to-day operations in a unionized (CUPE) environment.
responsible for the operational and labour management of staff, providing employee technical and non-technical training, coaching and development, recruitment, orientation, performance and attendance management, discipline, quality audits, job shadowing and workload assessment
preparation of the staff shift schedule, staff replacements and payroll
work closely with the nursing units, clinical areas and other non-clinical areas/departments
participate in patient safety activities, infection control, risk management and quality improvement to meet hospital and healthcare standards
actively participate in the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee at the Oakville site in addition to other committees as needed
This is what you'll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Post-secondary diploma, degree or related experience required
Professional Healthcare Housekeeper's Certificate (PHH) preferred
Successful completion of the OHA Environmental Management Level 1 and Level 2
Minimum of 5 years' supervisory experience within a unionized environment required
Membership or qualification to become a member of the CAEM and OHHA
Proven healthcare Environmental Services experience and working knowledge of all healthcare housekeeping and related regulated infection control practices and processes and knowledge of PIDAC, RICN etc.
Proven ability to manage supply/labour budgets to include labour relations and compliance within the local and central collective agreements of unionized staff. Monitoring performance and hospital policies within a healthcare environment.
Knowledge and experience with various regulatory guidelines i.e. WHMIS, Ministry Waste Guidelines, OH&S Act required
Demonstrated ability to manage operations and staff, establishing and maintaining quality standards, infection control practices, outbreak prevention, linen utilization and the various streams of general, recycling, biomedical, hazardous and confidential waste handling etc.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement departmental policies and procedures and ongoing operational changes to area job routines, programs and systems to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, staff development with emphasis on team building
Strong problem-solving, decision-making and analytical skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
Experience using Microsoft Access would be preferred
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team and have initiative to continuously improve processes.
Date Posted: March 31, 2020
Internal Applications Due By: April 7, 2020
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.