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Health Care Aide

Requisition ID: 8002 

Position Number: 20053901

Posting End Date: May 23, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Concordia Hospital

Department / Unit: N1 N Sub Acute Medicine 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1973(204)

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 0.70 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174

 

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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN), the Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), and/or the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive care as directed.

Experience

  • Recent patient care experience (in the last 4 years) required or equivalent will be considered

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized college/educational institution required

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Friends and Family CPR training is required.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) is required for positions in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency (ER) with recertification required annually. (Certification must be obtained within 2 months of acquiring the position).

Qualifications and Skills

  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload
  • Demonstrated ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral English
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people in a tactful, courteous and reassuring manner
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and establish priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in all manners pertaining to the hospital, patients/residents and their families
  • Satisfactory employment record required

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical health to meet the position demands

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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