Job title: Bus Driver – Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital
Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority
Job description: Req ID: 102526
Location: Central Zone, Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital
Department: OPCZ Adult Day Clinic Bus Driver ESH
Type of Employment: Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 23-Dec-20
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Bus Driver is responsible for the safe transportation of senior and special need clients to and from their respective residences to designated appointments/clinic activities. Must be comfortable and physically capable of assisting elderly/disabled individuals on and off the bus. Responsible for maintaining the bus and assorted hosptial equipments to a specific criterion. Perform minor maintenance, perform routine inspection and any other duties peculiar to the position as directed by the Health Services Manager and / or Clinical Supervisor. Adhere to all policies and procedures pertinent to the position. Preview, schedule, and perform Preventative and Corrective maintenance activities to ensure serviceability of the equipment and vehicle particular to that position. Responsible to investigate, review, update, implement and prepare reports pertaining to all maintenance activities and programs.
- Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
- Class 4 License
- Defensive driving course required
- Certification in wheelchair repair preferred
- Knowledge of computer programs such as Word and Excel
- First Aid/St. John’s Ambulance certificate
- Must be able to assist clients in wheelchairs, walker, etc.
- Must be comfortable working with elderly and disabled people
- Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred
Hours of Work
- Long Assignment Full-time Position; 75 hours bi-weekly
- Beginning January 4, 2021 with an expected end date of December 16, 2023
- These dates are subject to change
- Multi-Unit Posting
$20.0923 – $21.9129 hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
- Criminal Record Check
- Proof of education & training certifications
- Proof of any additional required qualification
- Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
- Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
- Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Support bargaining unit – NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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Location: Sheet Harbour, NS
Job date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 07:35:21 GMT
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