Life at Guelph General Hospital

Unit Attendant

 The Unit Attendant:

  • Monitors the department inventory and reports deficits to the Resource Nurse
  • Procures equipment and prepares the bedside for admission 
  • Checks the department stock daily. Notifies the Resource/Charge nurse of shortages/concerns.
  • Keeps work areas tidy and hallways and exits clear
  • Ensures enough stretchers, wheelchairs, pumps etc. are available for immediate use.
  • In collaboration with nursing, assists with safe patient transfers and mobilization.
  • Assists with transportation of equipment, supplies and specimens intra/interdepartmentally

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work and exercise judgement independently, as well as the ability to take direction and work as a team member
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WHMIS, universal precautions, emergency codes and good body mechanics
  • Physically capable of manoeuvring and pushing stretchers with patients
Job Posting Number
Critical Care Unit
Position Status
12 hour night shifts 7pm-7am, weekends included. Able to pick up day shifts if interested.