Screener, Regular Part-Time, Nursing Department

Job No: 2024106
Location: Parry Sound

Screener
Nursing Department
Job Posting: Non-Union 2024-106
Regular Part-Time Position

About the Organization

Located on the coast of beautiful Georgian Bay, our facility boasts the best that both nature and technology can offer. We work in one of Canada's most modern health care facilities and live in one of the country's top outdoor adventure destinations. You can get from desk to dock in 10 minutes!

West Parry Sound Health Centre (WPSHC) has always employed an innovative planning approach aimed at integrating services. Faced with the challenges of rural care delivery, WPSHC has partnered in regional alliances and created internal programming solutions that have benefited patient care and improved services throughout the catchment area.

Today our uniquely integrated health care organization includes: Lakeland Long Term Care, six Nursing Stations delivering care to rural communities, management of District ambulance services and dispatch, and a full range of in-patient and out-patient programs associated with a 90-bed acute care hospital.

As well as being recognized as a "pace-setter" hospital for its unbroken string of balanced budgets, WPSHC's innovative approach to integration has benefited the community through more seamless local delivery of services, improved access to primary care, a wider understanding of local needs and the ability to respond as these needs continue to evolve. Additionally, these initiatives have resulted in cost savings through co-location and improved 'point-of-service' for clients.

For more information on WPSHC, please visit our website.

About the Opportunity

WPSHC currently has an opening for Screener to join our organization in Parry Sound, Ontario. Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), this position will assist with access in and out of the West Parry Sound Health Centre (WPSHC). The Screener will actively screen individuals as they enter the WPSHC by completing a health screening questionnaire and conducting temperature checks when necessary. The screener will distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to all entrants and will ensure that hand hygiene is performed. The incumbent will ensure that health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy and safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors.

Hours of work are all shifts (days, evenings, nights), including weekends.

More About You

To qualify for the role, you will need to have completed Grade 12 or equivalent. You will also need to have:

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate positive relationships;
  • Ability to adapt to continually changing priorities;
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform work assignments with minimal supervision and good judgment;
  • Demonstrated professionalism, tact, and diplomacy in interactions with others;
  • Proven ability to adhere to safe work practices;
  • An understanding of the Internal Responsibility System (OH&S Act);Demonstrated satisfactory attendance levels, performance levels, disciplinary history and positive work references.

The ideal candidate's work will exemplify WPSHC's core values: compassion, accountability, rights and responsibilities, excellence, and safety.

Please note: For the safety and well-being of our clients and employees, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination before commencing employment. Accommodations will be made for those exempt from the COVID-19 vaccination, based on grounds protected by relevant human rights law.

About the Benefits

In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with hourly salary of $17.85. In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:

  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • 4% vacation pay and 13% pay in lieu of fringe benefits (9% if enrolled in HOOPP)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Wellness Program & onsite gym

Best of all, you will be welcomed into a supportive interdisciplinary team environment that will allow you to develop a wide breadth of skills. This is an opportunity to grow in an established and highly respected organization, using your experience and skills to inspire a direct and positive impact on the community.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skills in a collaborative working environment - Apply Now! 

West Parry Sound Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities to ensure equal participation. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes.

Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of this competition only.

Please be advised the WPSHC property is smoke-free.

Apply Now

Personal Details * Required field

  1. Digits only or add + for international numbers

  1. (Please click on your profile and copy the URL from your profile page.)

Questions

About Parry Sound

Parry Sound is a beautiful town, located on the shores of an inland “ocean”, Georgian Bay. The area boasts many beautiful beaches, parks and trails. It is ideally situated just off highway 400, in the Southermost part of Northern Ontario. This charming waterfront town is within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and home to 6,500 residents in the town itself, and over 14,000 in the immediate area. In summer, the population grows to nearly 100,000 people with seasonal residents, making for a very interesting dynamic! The area boasts several Provincial Parks and unlimited water for boating, canoeing/kayaking, fishing and things to do. In the winter, Parry Sound has a thriving snowmobiling, ice fishing, skiing and snowshoeing industry. The lakes generally freeze by January, and snow abounds in the area! In the summer the area swells with cottagers and visitors, who have discovered the beauty and hospitality of the region.
West Perry Sound Health Centre