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Materials Management Attendant (Porter), Patient Transport (CUPE) - Part Time (2)- Markham Site


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Job Location

381 Church Street, Markham, Ontario

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Land acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.


Who you are:

  • You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of respect, trust, commitment, compassion and courage
  • You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills


What we need:

In this position, you will be responsible for a variety of portering duties in various areas of the Hospital, which will include:

  • Transportation of patients and equipment to all areas
  • Transportation of specimens, soiled equipment and Delivery of clean and soiled  linen carts
  • Transportation of pharmaceutical meds, supplies and scripts
  • Other duties as assigned


What you bring to Oak Valley Health:

  • Previous experience in a customer service role
  • Portering experience preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Able to prioritize and work in an environment with multiple demands
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with organization related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required.



Work Schedule:

The successful candidates will be required to work primarily 8 hour days, evenings and nights, scheduled alternate weekends and pick up shifts Monday through Sunday.

Weekdays: 0600-1400, 0700-1500, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700, 1100-1900, 1200-2000,1500-2300,1600-2400,2300-0700

Weekends: 0700-1500, 0730-1530, 1100-1900, 1200-2000, 1500-2300, 1600-2400, 2300-0700

Please note that shifts are subject to change based on the operational needs of the department.



BAND CU01: $23.59- $25.73 


Physical Demands:

  • Frequent moderate and heavy exertion: lifting over 60 lbs., pushing and pulling carts, stretchers and equipment
  • Extensive walking in a fast paced environment

Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations.  Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).


Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?



COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


 Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement 


Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.


We are honoured to be recognized as one of Forbes Canada's Best Employers for Diversity 2023. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country. Learn more about our commitment to EDI

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CUPE - Markham