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Date Posted:
Nov 8, 2019

Closing Date:
Nov 30, 2019

Job Status:
Permanent Casual

Industry:
Health Occupations

Wage:
$ 22.603 per hour

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@gbhs.on.ca

1800 8th Street East , Owen Sound ON N4K 6M9
519-376-2121

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Washperson

Grey Bruce Health Services

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE:   WASHPERSON
DEPARTMENT:   LAUNDRY LINEN
POSITION LOCATION:   OWEN SOUND
STATUS:   CASUAL


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Environmental Services; the Washperson supports the operation of the laundry linen service.  Key duties and responsibilities include the sorting of soiled linen by classification, operation of the central batch washer and other small washers/dryers and the loading and driving of the 5 ton delivery truck.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Valid D class driving license
• Ability to operate/drive a 5 ton truck with knowledge of safety checks and keeping proper driving log records
• Ability to carry out correct lifting and carrying techniques of items and meet the repetitive physical demands of this position (to be tested)
• Ability to work in a team environment without close supervision
• Material handling and delivery of warehouse supplies to the sites
• Availability to work all shifts (days, evenings and weekends)
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
• Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment
• Commitment to continuing education
• Ability to handle exposure to potential infectious diseases, noise, odors and work interruptions
• Recent satisfactory attendance and performance records
• Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
• Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

PREFERRED:

• Applicable laundry experience

All information is collected for recruitment purposes only and will be held in strict confidence by GBHS.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. GBHS is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace for all.
 

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

Education Required:

OSSD

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