Orderly - #8985841

Ross Memorial Hospital

Date: 2022-11-24
City: Lindsay, ON
Contract type: Part time
Ross Memorial Hospital
Company Bio
Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) is an active, acute-care community hospital located in the heart of the City of Kawartha Lakes. Among our acute and continuing care services, our team cares for 45,000 patients per year in the 24/7/365 emergency department, provides orthopedics and ophthalmology, operates a dialysis unit, and is renowned for its mental health programs and restorative seniors care. The Ross family takes pride in providing compassionate, quality patient care.
Position Summary
The Continuing Care Program is currently seeking a Permanent Part-Time Orderly to join their team.

Effective Date: As soon as possible

The orderly is a member of a unit based coordinated care team who assists patients with specific aspects of their activities of daily living; leisure, and maintains unit supplies and equipment.

An orderly is accountable for activities relating to the general areas of delivery of patient care, environmental services and dietary support.

The position of Orderly is also responsible for activities as delegated by the Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse. Works under the direction of the registered nursing staff in assisting with planning, organizing and coordination daily living activities in consultation with families and other members of the team.
Essential Qualifications
  • High school Diploma, Grade 12
  • Will have recent experience working with the geriatric population and or chronic care residents in a health care facility
  • Must be able to fulfill the physical requirements of the job, as per current Physical Demands Analysis
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrates appreciation for the specialized physical, emotional and psychosocial needs of an elder population
  • Demonstrates ability to take direction and work collaboratively within a team environment for the benefit of the patient/resident
  • Excellent communication skills; demonstrated ability to deal effectively and co-operatively with all levels of staff, patients and the public
  • Good physical and mental health. Demonstrates maturity and tactfulness
  • Demonstrated communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Knowledge of, body mechanics, and safe lift and transfers
  • Basic knowledge of established Infection Control processes and occupational health and safety practices
  • Trained in EPIC or must be willing to train and pass testing
Hours of Work
Currently rotation of 6.5 and 8 hour day and evening shifts, Monday through Sunday. Shifts, hours and schedule may change according to departmental requirements and collective agreement and as per the CUPE Collective Agreement.
Employment Equity
Ross Memorial Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process at the request of the applicant.

Employees must meet expectations for appropriate, respectful and professional conduct, as set out in the RMH Code of Conduct.

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