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Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance

The Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance was formed on July 1, 2003 as a partnership between Listowel Memorial Hospital and Wingham and District Hospital. We share a common management structure with one CEO. We have a commitment to partnership and common Mission, Vision & Values. The Alliance Board consists of both hospital boards combined. We look for opportunities to create and share services and programs across our two communities and to look for creative ways to link to our community partners.

The Listowel Memorial Hospital has been providing acute care and complex continuing care services to the residents of North Perth and the hospital’s catchment area since 1919. Our fully accredited hospital offers a wide range of primary and secondary services including 24-hour emergency services. In-patient and out-patient care, specialist clinics and supportive diagnostic services. The Hospital has an active staff of 10 Family Practitioners as well as several consultant staff.

Hospital services include:

  • Emergency, Operating Rooms, Diagnostic and Ambulatory Care Units (December 2007)
  • Maternal/Newborn Unit
  • Diabetes/Nutrition Counseling
  • Speech-Language
  • Physiotherapy
  • Breast Health Centre
  • Fully integrated electronic patient health record with Family Health Team and Physician offices.

The Wingham and District Hospital is a modern, progressive acute care facility providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, paediatric, chronic and rehabilitation bed and other services, including 24-hour emergency coverage.

Hospital services include:

  • Emergency department with 24-hour on-call coverage
  • Rehabilitation department including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology
  • Multiple outpatient specialist clinics held on a regular basis to provide local service
  • Affiliation with London Regional Cancer Centre enabling chemotherapy treatment to be provided locally
  • Many community health related education programs
  • Fully integrated electronic patient health record with Family Health Team and Physician offices.


Position:  Nutrition Assistant II

Region:  Huron and Perth

Description:  We are seeking a Nutrition Assistant II that must be available for day shifts from 6:15am-2:15pm or 7am-3pm, and evening shifts 11am-3pm or 3pm-7pm. Must also be available for weekends as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Service of meals, including therapeutic diets (patient database and composite menus), special patient orders and hospitality / retail items
  • Communicates with patients concerning food preferences from semi-selective menu at point of service and maintains open communication with Manager NFS or Clinical Dietitian
  • Planning and preparation of menu items when doing the NA2 or cook shifts
  • In the cook role, monitor food inventory and purchase supplies accordingly

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma
  • 1 year healthcare foodservice experience and knowledge of therapeutic diets
  • Certificate in Safe Food Handling
  • Cook Certification – equivalent to Industrial Cook (for the cook shift)
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Computer literacy (order entry system and Microsoft office, email)
  • Effective communication skills to interact with patients, families, colleagues and management staff
  • Flexible and self-directed with ability to organize and prioritize a changing workload
  •  Constant walking, standing, lifting (primarily less than 20 lbs), bending and movement of heavy equipment (e.g. retherm and auxiliary carts)


Salary:  $21.85 - $23.22 per hour

Terms of Employment:  Part-time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, April 20, 2018

How to Apply:  Interested applicants are asked to apply, in writing, complete with full resume, indicating their qualifications and pertinent skills by email to:

Human Resources
Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance
E: carereers@lwha.ca

Please reference position posting #W18-36 with your submission.

The Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

For further information please visit our website at www.lwha.ca.

Location:  Wingham

Profession Type:  Support Services/Operations (Food Service, IT)

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