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Health Care Aide

Requisition ID: 301209 

Position Number: 20040460

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: River Park Gardens

Department / Unit: Nursing Staff - RPG 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MGEU-Supp-371

Anticipated Start Date: 11/12/2021 

FTE: 0.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Nights;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

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

 

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Resident Care Manager, RN and/or LPN, the Health Care Aide acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with Resident care and providing basic supportive care as directed.  Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, and goals, and objectives of the region/facility/house.

Experience

  • Previous Resident care experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Successful completion of a recognized Health Care Aide course required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Information and/or training will be provided within the probation period for the following:
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions).
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
    • Regional, site and house policies and procedures.
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written) required. 
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and /or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.

Physical Requirements

  • Position involves extensive physical activity such as lifting, transferring and transporting Residents and equipment.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

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, 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.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

 

Direct care workers are required to either be vaccinated for Covid-19 or to participate in on-going regular Covid-19 testing pursuant to Orders made under The Public Health Act C.C.S.M. c.P210.  Successful applicants will be notified at the time of offer of the applicability of this requirement for this position.


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