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Housekeeper (Casual) - Crossroad Inlet Centre Hospice Residence

About Us
Join Crossroads Hospice Society's dedicated team of staff and volunteers passionate about hospice care and bereavement support. The heart of hospice is meeting the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the terminally ill. Crossroads Hospice Society has been providing compassionate care and support for those facing advanced illness, death and bereavement for 30 years.

Job Description: Crossroads Hospice Society is currently seeking a Housekeeper (Casual) at Crossroads Inlet Centre Hospice in Port Moody, BC.

Candidates must have open availability and be able to work all shifts.

Start date:  Immediate opening; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Important note

**A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is a condition of employment. Proof of immunizations and Tuberculosis Screening Test results will be required.

General Description: To maintain cleanliness of 10 bed hospice residence and provide daily laundry services.

 

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Cleans and disinfects patient rooms, washrooms, nurse's station and common areas
  • Cleans empty rooms following a strict terminal clean protocol
  • Does facility and patient laundry
  • Collects and disposes trash and recycling
  • Maintain a safe environment at all times (e.g. use of wet floor signs)
  • Respond to emergency cleanups as required
  • Assesses immediate cleaning needs and takes appropriate action
  • Perform duties according to health and safety guidelines
  • Report all injuries and hazards to the supervisor immediately
  • Other reasonable requests from management
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient/family and personnel information

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • High School Diploma
  • Previous experience in the healthcare environment an asset
  • At least 1 yr. experience as a housekeeper would be ideal
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • WHMIS certification
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and multitask
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Moderate physical fitness level required
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Understanding and acceptance of hospice philosophy
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient/family and personnel information as per Society and the Fraser Health Authority's confidentiality regulations
  • Perform duties in an efficient and effective manner while maintaining the spirit, dignity and individual needs of patients, families and guests

Job Category: Direct Service

Position Type:  Casual

Job Region:  BC - Lower Mainland

Location:  Port Moody, BC

Career Level:  Experienced

Reports to:  Manager, Hospice Programs and Administration

To Apply: Please address your cover letter to Sylvie Jensen, Manager, Hospice Programs and Administration. Send both your cover letter and resume to: sylvie@crossroadshospice.org or fax to: 604-949-2300, no later than September 4, 2018. No phone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed for a position will be contacted.

Resumes are kept on file for six months.

 


 

Cook (Casual) - Crossroads Inlet Centre Hospice Residence

General Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY

About Us
Join Crossroads Hospice Society's dedicated team of staff and volunteers passionate about hospice care and bereavement support. The heart of hospice is meeting the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the terminally ill. Crossroads Hospice Society has been providing compassionate care and support for those facing advanced illness, death and bereavement for 30 years.

Job Description: Crossroads Hospice Society is currently seeking a Cook (Casual) at Crossroads Inlet Centre Hospice in Port Moody, BC.

Candidates must have open availability and be able to work all shifts.

Start date:  Immediate opening; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Important Note

**A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is a condition of employment. Proof of immunizations and Tuberculosis Screening Test results will be required.

General Description: To maintain cook and provide meals for patients and maintain cleanliness of kitchen and related serving areas.

Employees in this position are singularly responsible for menu planning as required, ordering, food preparation, kitchen cleanliness and general housekeeping and supporting patients and their families

Duties

Typical duties include:

  • Prepares palliative patient meals, and serves meals as needed
  • Maintains required Health Standards in food preparations and cleanliness
  • Prepares special diets
  • Wash, dry, and put away all dishes, pots and pans used in preparation of meals and baking
  • Prepares weekly menus as needed
  • Orders food supplies and submits bills as needed. Checks for quality of food delivered.
  • Does all necessary baking
  • Prepares food for special occasions
  • Maintains an ongoing inventory of food supplies and household supplies which pertain to the kitchen
  • Cleans and sanitizes kitchen area, dishes, and equipment
  • Organization and cleanliness of pantries, food storage areas
  • Reports defective equipment
  • Performs other related work as required
  • Specified general housekeeping duties and all other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • High School Diploma
  • Previous experience in the healthcare environment an asset
  • At least 1 yr. experience as a housekeeper would be ideal
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • WHMIS certification
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and multitask
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Moderate physical fitness level required
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Understanding and acceptance of hospice philosophy
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient/family and personnel information as per Society and the Fraser Health Authority's confidentiality regulations
  • Perform duties in an efficient and effective manner while maintaining the spirit, dignity and individual needs of patients, families and guests

Basic Abilities

  • Must enjoy being in contact with the public as well as maintaining a co-operative, efficient, working relationship with other staff and immediate co-workers and volunteers

Licenses Required:

  • BC Driver's License (Required)
  • Food Safe Certificate (Preferred)

This position is open to male and female applicants. CHS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from minority groups. This position requires maintenance of a satisfactory criminal record check.

Salary: TBA

Job Category: Direct Service

Position Type:  Casual

Job Region:  BC - Lower Mainland

Location:  Port Moody, BC

Career Level:  Experienced

Reports to:  Manager, Hospice Programs and Administration

To Apply: Please address your cover letter to Human Resources. Send both your cover letter and resume to: info@crossroadshospice.org or fax to: 604-949-9071.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed for a position will be contacted.

Resumes are kept on file for one year.

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Crossroads Inlet Centre Hospice Residence
4th Floor
101 Noons Creek Drive
Port Moody, BC V3H 5J1
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Crossroads Support Centre & Society Head Office
Suite 209
2773 Barnet Hwy
Coquitlam, BC V3B 1C2
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2780 Barnet Hwy
Coquitlam, BC V3B 1B9
Tel: 604-949-0459
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Charity Number: 894850635 RR0001