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Patient Assistant Liasion TFT EVS

Ref #:736844

Department/Program:PAL HSKP


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Aug 28, 2014

Halton Healthcare Services Posting #: 2014-736844


CUPE 815


First consideration will be given to members of the bargaining unit in accordance with the collective agreement.


Position: Patient Assistant Liaison


Department: Environmental Services - Housekeeping


Status: Temporary Full-Time 


Hours: Monday to Friday - 0700 to 1500 and every other weekend (Hours may be subject to change based on operational needs.)


Site: Oakville




The Patient Assistant Liaison (PAL) is responsible for the housekeeping, food services and portering functions on assigned in-patient units.  The PAL also assists the nursing staff with other non-nursing tasks.  The PAL cleans the patient rooms and surrounding areas according to established standards; distributes patient meals; assists with patient feeding; and transports patients via wheelchair or stretcher.  Other duties include assisting with patient lifting; answering call bells; making beds; ensuring adequate inventory of supplies; and running errands.




Halton Healthcare Services is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; team players; effective communicators; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.

  • Patient Assistant Liaison training or equivalent required
  • High School education required
  • Able to work well in a team setting
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Able to prioritize workload and function independently
  • Ability to operate moderate to light equipment required
  • Diplomacy in dealing with patients, families and other hospital staff members and all others with whom the individual comes in contact
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Physically able to perform the job; frequent walking, squatting, forward bending, pushing/pulling carts, climbing, heavy lifting up to 40 lbs and overhead reaching
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Salary: CUPE $16.69 to $20.87 per hour


Date Posted: August 28, 2014


Application Deadline for HHS Employees:  September 4, 2014


Please submit your application online via the HHS website directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.


Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities].  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on HHS hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative.


HHS is a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products,   We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.


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