Service Worker II - #94791

Alberta Health Services

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Red Deer, AB
Contract type: Full time

Your Opportunity:

The Service Worker II within the Operating Room is responsible, under limited supervision, to ensure the surgical theatres are stocked with appropriate supplies, ensure the case carts are complete with all required clean /disinfected instrumentation and supplies. Set up the OR theatre equipment and supplies according to the surgical preference card. The Service Worker assists within the sterile core to ensure supplies are put away and/or gather supplies as needed. The Service Worker is responsible to ensure specialty carts and sub-sterile rooms are appropriately stocked at all times. The Service Worker is responsible for the proper movement, cleaning, and storage of the equipment used within the OR. The Service Worker II is required to clearly and effectively communicate with the multi-disciplinary team within the busy fast paced operating room environment. Under direct supervision the Service Worker II assists with positioning patients prior to surgery and transporting patients.


As a Service Worker II, you will be responsible for readying supplies, and cleaning/disinfecting instruments and specialty equipment for immediate use/reuse by healthcare staff. You will distribute and replenish patient care supplies, perform quality control tests on equipment and record maintenance data. You may also transport patients (clients/residents), equipment, lab specimens, blood and blood products, and patient charts. You will report any concerns regarding supplies and safety issues to Unit Managers and perform other duties as required. In addition, you will ensure that patient care areas and other assigned areas are accurately stocked and that specialty equipment required by the healthcare staff is available.

  • Classification: Service Worker II
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Unit and Program: Operating Room
  • Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 02-JAN-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 60
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $21.32
  • Maximum Salary: $23.24
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Grade 12 or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). At least 2 years of previous Service Worker experience. Ability to comprehend, speak, read, and write English fluently and communicate with a multi-disciplinary team of health care providers. Ability to walk and stand for full 8-hour shift. Ability to carry, push, and pull beds and OR equipment weighing greater than 50lbs. Demonstrated ability to prioritize demands in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision to ensure tasks are completed and take initiative where appropriate. Demonstrated ability to respond to direction and maintain level of skill during stressful situations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience within an Operating room or Surgical setting as a Service Worker II.

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