locationSarnia - Ontario (ON),

atBluewater Health

Estimated salary $22.78 an hour

Job Description:

Bargaining Unit:
Competition #:
Job Type:
Full Time
Environmental Services
Hours of Work:
Date Posted:
March 11, 2021
Job Number:
Number of Positions:
Length of Position:
Closing Date:
March 18, 2021

Bluewater Health, with locations in Sarnia and Petrolia, 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 with patients and families every time. For more information about Bluewater Health, visit or follow us on Facebook and YouTube.

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.

Each member of Bluewater Health is called to embrace patient and family-centred care in its fullest form. This includes using techniques and strategies to communicate “I care and I respect you,” providing information in a way patients and families can understand, listening to patients and families to learn what an exemplary healthcare experience means to them, and seeking their perspective throughout their stay and during improvement initiatives.


  • Grade 12 graduate or equivalent of required
  • Successful completion of a Post Secondary Program preferred

Skill, Ability and Experience:

  • Basic proficiency in the use of computers required
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of this job required
  • Minimum 1 year recent experience of cleaning in Healthcare preferred
  • Minimum 1 year recent experience of cleaning in a Commercial or Food Service setting preferred
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and housekeeping equipment preferred

Principle Duties:

  • Maintains the appearance and cleanliness of the hospital utilizing a variety of housekeeping equipment and cleaning
  • Recognize the cause and material of soiling and spots, and remove them with use of proper chemicals
  • Project cleaning of vents, lights, ceilings, walls and interior and exterior windows
  • Observes and report the need for repairs on equipment, furniture, fixtures and building
  • Assist in cleaning of emergency spills observed or upon request
  • Long-term bed cleaning and discharge cleaning
  • Adherence to Infection Control Procedures
  • 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

    Bluewater Health is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations to fully and fairly participate in the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department at (519) 464-4400 extension 8391 or [email protected] and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your accessibility needs.

    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.

    The material contained herein is provided for informational purposes only. All open jobs offered by Bluewater Health on this recruitment system are subject to specific job skill requirements. The job skill requirements, qualifications, and preferred experience are determined by a subsidiary, office or department within Bluewater Health which is offering the position, and all positions are subject to local prevailing employment laws and restrictions. This would include immigration laws pertaining to work authorization requirements and any other applicable government permissions or compliance. The materials on this site are provided without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this site or in any referenced links. While Bluewater Health attempts to update this site on a timely basis, the information is effective only as of the time and date of posting. Strict confidentiality will be observed at all times. Bluewater Health is an equal opportunity employer. The information on this site is for information purposes only and is not intended to be relied upon with legal consequence.

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