Patient Services Aide - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre - #8991323

B.C. Women's Hospital & Health Centre

Date: 2022-11-25
City: Vancouver, BC
Salary: $24.84 - $24.84 per hour
Contract type: Full time
B.C. Women's Hospital & Health Centre
Patient Services Aide BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre Vancouver, BC
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
The Patient Services Aide (PSA) is responsible for ensuring the timely set up of the birthing rooms and operating rooms in the Birthing and Surgical Services Programs after each delivery in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures. The PSA liaises closely with the Lead Hand/ PSA and receives work direction according to the activities of the assigned area. The PSA maintains an inventory of clean supplies, instruments, and equipment. The PSA participates as a member of the interprofessional care team, relates effectively to others, and works respectfully and collaboratively with others. This position reports to the Program Coordinator
As the Patient Service Aide, you will:
  • Change, clean and remake rooms in the Birthing and Surgical Services Programs.
  • Restock medical/surgical supplies and equipment in the Birthing and Surgical Services Programs. Report any concerns to Lead hand/ Charge Nurse/ Clinical Nurse Leader/ Program Coordinator.
  • Clean, disinfect and restock Anesthetic machine and cart in OR area with necessary supplies and equipment. Report any concerns to Anaesthesia technologist.
  • Clean instruments by rinsing/identifying and placing on an open tray for return to Sterile Processing Department. Reports any missing instruments to OR Charge Nurse. Sterilizes instruments by operating the autoclave as per established procedure.
  • Clean, disinfect, and restock supplies as required in various equipment, such as First Hours Of Life (FHOL) beds and Fetal monitors, and patient care areas including maternal, newborn, delivery carts and Anesthesia carts.

What you bring
  • Grade 10 plus six months of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

What we bring Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home
  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-time Wage: $24.84 Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 3N1 Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Hours of work: As per rotation; 0700-1500/1500-2300/2300-0700 Requisition: 136607E
What we do
BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education
BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose
Learn more about PHSA and our programs:
PHSA and BCW are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation
ATTN: PHSA Employees:
To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at
Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of November 30, 2022. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.
If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at [email protected] and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

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