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Health Care Aide

Requisition ID: 307073 

Position Number: 20055425

Posting End Date: January 21, 2022

City: Winnipeg

Site: Riverview Health Centre

Department / Unit: 3E Palliative Care 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-500

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite Term

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings 

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 supervision of the Patient Care Manager, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive services as delegated. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals and objectives of the region and Riverview Health Centre.

  • 1 year previous experience in providing rehabilitative, long term care or chronic care to patients/residents is preferred.
  • Grade X.
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized institution required.

Not Applicable

  • Knowledge of basic nursing care principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices and other relevant Workplace Safety and Health requirements/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of regional, site and work area policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Skill in providing specialized and/or long term nursing care to patient/residents.
  • Skill in application of appropriate techniques for patient/resident lifting, transferring and mobilization.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written formats.
  • Ability to listen and comprehend effectively.
  • Ability to select and use appropriate communication methods pertinent to the situation.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Experience

Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive services as delegated. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals and objectives of the region and Riverview Health Centre.

  • 1 year previous experience in providing rehabilitative, long term care or chronic care to patients/residents is preferred.
  • Grade X.
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized institution required.

Not Applicable

  • Knowledge of basic nursing care principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices and other relevant Workplace Safety and Health requirements/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of regional, site and work area policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Skill in providing specialized and/or long term nursing care to patient/residents.
  • Skill in application of appropriate techniques for patient/resident lifting, transferring and mobilization.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written formats.
  • Ability to listen and comprehend effectively.
  • Ability to select and use appropriate communication methods pertinent to the situation.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive services as delegated. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals and objectives of the region and Riverview Health Centre.

  • 1 year previous experience in providing rehabilitative, long term care or chronic care to patients/residents is preferred.
  • Grade X.
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized institution required.

Not Applicable

  • Knowledge of basic nursing care principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices and other relevant Workplace Safety and Health requirements/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of regional, site and work area policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Skill in providing specialized and/or long term nursing care to patient/residents.
  • Skill in application of appropriate techniques for patient/resident lifting, transferring and mobilization.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written formats.
  • Ability to listen and comprehend effectively.
  • Ability to select and use appropriate communication methods pertinent to the situation.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive services as delegated. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals and objectives of the region and Riverview Health Centre.

  • 1 year previous experience in providing rehabilitative, long term care or chronic care to patients/residents is preferred.
  • Grade X.
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized institution required.

Not Applicable

  • Knowledge of basic nursing care principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices and other relevant Workplace Safety and Health requirements/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of regional, site and work area policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Skill in providing specialized and/or long term nursing care to patient/residents.
  • Skill in application of appropriate techniques for patient/resident lifting, transferring and mobilization.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written formats.
  • Ability to listen and comprehend effectively.
  • Ability to select and use appropriate communication methods pertinent to the situation.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Qualifications and Skills

Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive services as delegated. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals and objectives of the region and Riverview Health Centre.

  • 1 year previous experience in providing rehabilitative, long term care or chronic care to patients/residents is preferred.
  • Grade X.
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized institution required.

Not Applicable

  • Knowledge of basic nursing care principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices and other relevant Workplace Safety and Health requirements/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of regional, site and work area policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Skill in providing specialized and/or long term nursing care to patient/residents.
  • Skill in application of appropriate techniques for patient/resident lifting, transferring and mobilization.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written formats.
  • Ability to listen and comprehend effectively.
  • Ability to select and use appropriate communication methods pertinent to the situation.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Physical Requirements

Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive services as delegated. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals and objectives of the region and Riverview Health Centre.

  • 1 year previous experience in providing rehabilitative, long term care or chronic care to patients/residents is preferred.
  • Grade X.
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized institution required.

Not Applicable

  • Knowledge of basic nursing care principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices and other relevant Workplace Safety and Health requirements/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of regional, site and work area policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Skill in providing specialized and/or long term nursing care to patient/residents.
  • Skill in application of appropriate techniques for patient/resident lifting, transferring and mobilization.
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written formats.
  • Ability to listen and comprehend effectively.
  • Ability to select and use appropriate communication methods pertinent to the situation.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.

 

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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