Perioperative Services Attendant – Casual


Position: Perioperative Services Attendant
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Perioperative Services – Operating Room
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Salary Range: $24.47 – $25.23 per hour (Start rate: $24.47 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours: Various Hours/Week; Days, Evenings, Nights and Weekends/Statutory Holidays
Status: Casual

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

Toronto General Hospital (TGH) is leading the way in cardiac care, organ transplants and the treatment of complex patient needs. Home to three of UHN’s major program groupings Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Transplantation, and Surgery and Critical Care, our highly skilled teams and dedicated volunteers are committed to UHN’s vision of achieving global impact.

As a member of the Perioperative Services team, the Perioperative Room Attendant performs direct and indirect patient care functions, including: performing service functions in support of Perioperative Services i.e. stocking supplies; performing direct patient assistance functions; performing transport functions; performing environmental support and maintenance services within the Perioperative Services unit and adjacent work settings; performing cross-functional duties; performing other assigned tasks and duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned for the shift.


Completion of Grade XI or recognized equivalent
One (1) year experience in a related patient care capacity
Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend the English language
Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other relevant legislation
Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (W.H.M.I.S.)
Knowledge of applicable Hospital and departmental policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols and practices.
Knowledge of procedures for handling contaminated materials
Standard First Aid/ Basic Rescuer Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) certification an asset
Ability to set-up and maintain the equipment, tools and instruments common to the Operating Room environment, within scope of responsibility
Must have the ability to work collaboratively as an active participant with others in assisting with the delivery of the care to surgical patients
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
Ability to perform responsibilities in a courteous manner
Must be flexible to work all shifts
Physically capable of performing the daily activities associated with patient care
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code

POSTED DATE: May 4, 2023 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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