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Unit Helper
Mental Health In-Patients



Bluewater Health, with locations in Sarnia and Petrolia, is a 326-bed community hospital that cares for the residents of Sarnia-Lambton. With close to 2,500 staff, Professional Staff and volunteers, Bluewater Health provides an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services. State-of-the-art facilities, which opened in 2010, contribute to Bluewater Health’s Mission: We create exemplary healthcare experiences for patients and families every time. For more information about Bluewater Health, visit www.bluewaterhealth.ca.

The successful applicant will work in compliance with all relevant and applicable legislation and Hospital Policies and Procedures, will practice the Bluewater Health Standards of Performance Excellence and will fulfill their role within the Attendance Support Program parameters. The successful applicant will also possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and will have strong attention to detail and accuracy.


-Successful completion of a Post Secondary Program preferred
-Graduate of Health Sciences Program preferred

Skill, Ability and Experience:

-Basic proficiency in the use of computers required
-Ability to meet the physical demands of this job required
-Knowledge of proper lifting techniques required
-Recent experience as a Unit Helper preferred
-Recent experience working in a Healthcare environment preferred
-Knowledge of medical terminology preferred

Principle Duties:

-Responsible for the tidiness and cleanliness of patient care and nursing work areas relevant to the needs of the department
-Distributes nourishments and beverages, makes extra nourishments and assists with feeding patients as needed
-Makes beds, disposes and replaces linen according to procedure and prepares Ready baths
-Restocks supplies for the unit/department
-Porters patients, supplies and equipment as required by the department
-Participates in unit/department and Hospital Quality Improvement initiatives
-Completes continuing education requirements as necessary
-Other related duties as assigned

Selection will be made on the basis of ability, experience and qualifications as per Article 11.04 of the SEIU Collective Agreement

We thank you in advance for your interest in Bluewater Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Bluewater Health policy, offers of employment to prospective employees are conditional upon the successful completion and disclosure of a Police Records/Vulnerable Sector Check.

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