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Job Title:
Medical Services Aide

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Materiels Management
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Burin Peninsula Health Centre

Medical Services Aide
Provincial Supply Chain
Temporary Call In
HoursBased on the needs of the department.
SalaryCG-19 ($18.89 - $20.39)
Competition Number2020004446
Posted Date15 September 2020
Closing Date22 September 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Medical Services Aide in Provincial Supply Chain is responsible for checking nursing unit supply carts daily and toping up according to assigned quotas, picking up soiled linen from various hospital departments, transporting to soiled linen holding room, delivering clean linen from the receiving department, picking up supplies from general stores and transporting to nursing units, inputting inventory transactions into the computer system on a timely and accurate basis, checking and preparing operating room supply carts, replenishing isolation and emergency carts, answering and receiving requests via telephone, e-mail, and electronic requisitioning, and assisting in the physical count of the inventory. Other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly lifts or moves objects weighing up to 20 lbs. and occasionally between 30 lbs. - 50 lbs. (internal distribution MSA) requiring assistance. Regularly to constantly pushes and pulls of carts varying in weight. Constantly walks, stands, bends and stretches requiring modification for squatting and/or crouching.
Visual concentration or alertness required when restocking supply carts; inspecting instruments and checking expiry dates on products.
Time pressures and deadlines occur when emergency supplies are required.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from High School or equivalent.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.