Hospital Cambridge Cambridge Memorial Hospital
  • Cleaner

    Posted Date14 hours ago(14 hours ago)
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    Full Time
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  • Overview

    We are a large acute care, community hospital serving Cambridge, North Dumfries and the Region of Waterloo with 280 physicians, 1100 full- and part-time professional health care staff and more than 400 active volunteers. Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people, with an emphasis on giving patients and their families an exceptional experience when they visit our hospital. With help from our Foundation partners and our supportive community, we purchase over $4 million of medical equipment each and every year to help ensure you will work with the best tools possible when caring for your patients. In collaboration with universities and colleges, we are also a teaching and placement site for medical, nursing and allied health programs. To learn more about Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH), please visit our website at

    You will join CMH as we embrace a new era of care, expanded services and innovation. Construction is underway of a modern 5-storey tower and total renovation of all existing inpatient care and clinical support areas. Upon completion, our new hospital  will contain:

    • Patient care areas that are doubling in size, including larger surgical suites to accommodate advanced minimally invasive surgical equipment and an Emergency Department with dedicated treatment areas for mental health and different surgical subspecialties
    • A patient-centred building design that promotes healing and intuitive wayfinding, while maximizing natural lighting and sight lines to the natural beauty of the Grand River
    • An increase in beds from 143 to 197 to accommodate expanded services like Surgery, Mental Health and Intensive Care. About 80% of inpatient rooms will be single occupancy to meet the latest infection control and building code standards for hospitals


    Job Description

    The Housekeeping Program is responsible for the facilitation of cleanliness for the entire hospital. This role is integral to the health and well-being of our patients and staff. This individual will be part of a busy department that provides the highest quality of cleanliness to all areas of the hospital. This role is responsible for cleaning of various support service areas including scouring, scrubbing, mopping, polishing, using germicides, wet dusting and vacuuming. You will wash walls, ceilings, lights, vents, doors, windows and frames and the processing of Hospital waste. The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, bending and repetitive actions. This position is to work all shifts including weekends and holidays. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


    Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.


    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Successful completion of secondary school required
    • Two years current experience within an environmental services position, specifically cleaning required
    • Current experience within a hospital enviroment preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of infection control standards and procedures is required.
    • Demonstrated ability working in a team environment required
    • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written) and customer service skills
    • Demonstrates values consistent with Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation
    • Training in the transportation of dangerous goods act, completion of manifests and spill response is an asset.
    • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required


    Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace.  All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process.  Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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