* The anticipated base location for this position is the Virden District Hospital
* Grade 10 education (MB Standards)
* Other combinations of suitable education and experience may be considered
* Demonstrated dexterity, and efficient work methods
* Demonstrated organizational skills, and the ability to work independently
* Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
* Demonstrated flexibility to facilitate changes in techniques and procedures in a changing environment
* Demonstrated knowledge and competence of skills and concepts related to the position
* Demonstrated communication skills
* Ability to respect and promote confidentiality
* Ability to perform the duties of the position on a regular basis
* Ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population
* Ability to work effectively and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, clients and within interdisciplinary team
Under the direction of the Manager, Environmental Services or the Environmental Services Supervisor, the Environmental Services Aide is responsible for performing the following activities according to related policies and procedures and any government regulations and legislation: assists in all aspects of laundry and housekeeping services in accordance with established standards, procedures, and infection control guidelines; prioritizes and completes all duties, inspections, and inventory responsibilities within established timeframes and schedules; performs all duties in a manner that enhances patient and workplace safety.
- Assists in the training and/or orientation of Environmental Services staff and students.
- Assumes responsibility for following departmental procedures to ensure consistency and quality of service is maintained throughout the Environmental Services Departments.
- Cleans assigned areas in accordance with current established cleaning schedules and infection control guidelines.
- Prioritizes and completes extra cleaning duties within established timeframes and in accordance with current cleaning schedule.
- Conducts daily tours of areas of responsibility prior to end of shift, inspecting each area for cleanliness.
- Ensures all equipment is clean and operating efficiently.
- Performs duties of washing, mopping, waxing, vacuuming, polishing, and dusting using appropriate equipment and products.
- Cleans bed frames and mattresses as scheduled and required.
- Collects waste and washes waste receptacles.
- Clean and maintain housekeeping carts including restocking.
- Performs duties of collecting, sorting, washing, drying, folding, and transporting linen and clothing.
- Cleans and processes laundry and linen in accordance with established standards, procedures, and infection control guidelines.
- May be required to make minor repairs to laundry and linen as required.
- Distributes laundry and linen as appropriate.
- Restocks supplies in all areas, as assigned and required.
- Assists with inventory procedures.
- Assists/participates in department quality control audits and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.