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Position Available – Housekeeper

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Position: Housekeeper

Kamloops Hospice is a non-profit Association serving thousands of people and their families in Kamloops and the surrounding area impacted by terminal illness.  Our mission is to be the centre for Excellence for Hospice Care by delivering community programs, in-house patient care and bereavement support.

Term of Employment:   Permanent, part-time

Hours of Employment:  Weekends only; 7am – Noon; Saturday and Sunday (10 hours/week); Flexible to occasionally work up to 25 hours/week to cover other team member’s holidays or special events and projects

Compensation: $17/hr

Urgent Fill


Job Description

The goal is to keep our building clean, sanitized and safe for patients, staff and families.

Duties

  • Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, wet-washing, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, patient and staff rooms, and shared common areas etc)
  • Clean and disinfect washrooms and kitchen areas
  • Strip and make beds; pick up soiled laundry and linens
  • Clean and disinfect nursing stations and staff lunch rooms, meeting rooms etc.
  • Clean and wet wipe High touch surfaces and furniture; Clean upholstered furniture and carpets by vacuuming, shampooing (as needed), and brushing
  • Take out trash and water plants as needed
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs (ie) (replacing light bulbs, broken switches, fixing door handles, minor leaks etc.)
  • Stock, monitor and maintain disposable supplies
  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned which could include heavy cleansing tasks and special projects

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a Cleaner or related/similar experience in a healthcare setting
  • Takes pride in work and creating a clean/safe environment for patients and families
  • Ability to handle cleaning equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies and safe handling
  • High school diploma
  • Clean criminal record
  • Will consider a candidate with a passion for hospice care and willingness to learn

Core Competencies

  • Ability to communicate and interact with patients, families and staff which demonstrates hospice core values
  • To work in a way that demonstrates compassion, and sensitivity to individual patients and their families while in patient rooms and common areas at hospice
  • Integrity
  • Good written and oral English skills
  • Flexible and adaptable; Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with changing conditions in a shift
  • Ability to develop respectful and cooperative relationships with support services team, clinical team, staff, and volunteers
  • Ability to perform the requirements of the job which may include working independently

Working Conditions

  • Lifting up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to vigorously and physically move throughout shift
  • On feet for entire shift

Please email Resumes to:

pamela@kamloopshospice.com and jenny@kamloopshospice.com

Donation from BC Interior Community Foundation

Kamloops Hospice Association receives donation from BC Interior Community Foundation

Jul 23, 2020 11:57 AM

By Jill Sperling

Image Credit: CFJC Today / Kent Simmonds

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Hospice Association has received a boost in funding through the BC Interior Community Foundation.  A cheque was presented outside the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home Thursday morning (July 23) in the amount of $8,500.

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STOP, DROP AND DONATE

Stop, Drop and Donate event stocks shelves, raises over $28,000 for Kamloops Hospice Association

Jul 13, 2020 4:49 PM

By Dylana Kneeshaw

Image Credit: Adam Donnelly

KAMLOOPS — A weekend fundraiser for the Kamloops Hospice Association turned out to be a huge success, raising more than $28,000.  The Stop, Drop and Donate event saw many Kamloops residents come through the parking lot at IG Wealth Management on Sahali Terrace Saturday (July 11), bringing money, food, and household items for the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden home.

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Flutter Buys Thrift Store – Reopening Update

We are excited to welcome our volunteers, donors, shoppers and community supporters back into our Flutter Buys Thrift Store on TUESDAY JUNE 9th!

Please read our Memo through the link below to learn about our new store hours, protocol, procedures and other information that will help to ensure our Community feels safe when dropping donations or browsing our store.  We look forward to seeing you at the Store!

COVID-19 Flutter Buys Thrift Store – May 27, 2020

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We Need You Kamloops! How Can You Help?

We need you KAMLOOPS! Often we are asked ‘How can I Help?’.

Here are some great ideas of items and ‘funds’ that will support our team with the important essential care we provide to patients and families.

Please contact us at 250.372.1336 to arrange drop off or with questions. Thank you for supporting Hospice!

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