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Tri-County Mennonite Homes Healthcare Screener, Temporary Part-time, Greenwood Court in Stratford, Canada

HEALTHCARE SCREENER

Temporary Part-time

Greenwood Court

Stratford, ON

About Greenwood

Greenwood Court is designed as a 'Community of Care' where seniors are able to age in place. As the needs of our seniors change, they have access to additional services and supports without having to leave familiar surroundings or newly developed friendships. Staff and volunteers are committed to making Greenwood Court "a place to call home" for its residents.

WAGE: $17.19 hourly

HOURS: Days and evenings, ability to work between 5:00am and10:00pm, including weekends, and statutory holidays as required.

The Health Screener is a critical role within our community as it affects the lives of residents and staff. This role can periodically be emotionally draining when dealing with frail and aging residents and circumstances related to Covid-19.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greet those entering the building in a professional and attentive manner.

  • Ask staff and external care providers entering the building a set of questions, consistent with Ministry of Health guidelines before granting access to the workplace.

  • Take and record employee's temperature both on entry and exit using the thermometer provided, record in the screening Log accordingly.

  • Assist with essential caregiver and visitors screening for scheduled visits

  • Escalate situations to the Charge Nurse in accordance with screening protocols.

  • Assemble Face Shields when required during downtime in accordance with work instructions.

  • Disinfect face shields during downtimes to ensure sufficient supply is available during peak times.

  • Maintain order and monitor supply levels.

  • Share information to employees as protocols change and ensure that they are following proper precautionary measures.

  • Assist with mealtimes in our resident Dining area

  • Vacuum and Sanitize common areas throughout the Home, following all infection control practices

  • Wear PPE as assigned in a consistent and effective manner

  • Must commit to being swabbed for COVID in accordance to Ministry of Health directives

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Grade 12 Education or working towards it

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • May involve prolonged standing and/or sitting. Must be able to stoop, lift, bend, push, pull, kneel as well as perform all physical functions necessary to clean.

  • Ability to work up to 8 hour in a shift, including weekends and holidays.

  • Exercise a demonstrated knowledge of WHIMIS and the chemicals used within the housekeeping department.

  • Able to articulate clearly and keep details notes related to the Screening Worksheet.

  • Commitment to wear Personal Protective Equipment (mask, face shield, gloves, and gown) and other prescribed equipment, if / when required.

  • Warm and welcoming in dealing with residents, staff and external care providers.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

About Tri-County Mennonite Homes

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Full-time, part-time and casual opportunities

  • Pension plan

  • Health and dental benefits

  • Short-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Paid orientation

  • Training opportunities and career development

  • Employee appreciation lunches and events

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • An employee Social Committee

  • Tuition support programs

  • Employee pricing on meals from our kitchen

  • A positive and supportive working environment

Tri-County Mennonite Homes is dedicated to keep our residents and staff safe and improve the quality of life for our residents. Vaccinations are safe , highly effective and significantly reduce the risk of serious illness and hospitalization.

Therefore we require all new hires to provide proof of at minimum first vaccination by onboarding date and to comply with Tri-County Mennonite Homes Covid vaccination policies as they are amended to reflect the latest available information.”

Tri-County Mennonite Homes is a leader in providing services to seniors and developmentally disabled individuals. With dedicated staff and volunteers, we operate three divisions: Greenwood Court, Nithview Community, and Aldaview Services. Our mission is “Making Every Day Matter”.

Tri-County Mennonite Homes is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please speak with our Human Resources Consultant.

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