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Home Care Attendant -Transcona Access-Female

Requisition ID: 9155 

Position Number: 20075706

Posting End Date: June 20, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Community Health Services

Work Location: 845 Regent Avenue

Department / Unit: T2 Transcona Access 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: MGEU-HC Support

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 0.70 

Anticipated Shift: Evenings

Daily Hours Worked: 1515-2330

Annual Base Hours: 2080

Salary: $19.371, $19.813, $20.254, $20.659, $21.075

Rotation Calendar:

Wk 1

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

off

off

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1515-2330

1515-2330

1515-2330

off

Wk 2

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

off

1515-2330

1515-2330

1515-2330

1515-2330

1515-2330

off

 

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Position Overview

The Home Care Program helps individuals remain in the familiar environment of their own home by providing health services or assistance with activities of daily living.

Performs assigned tasks for clients which may include personal care, ambulation, transfer, positioning, ensuring medication is taken as directed, feeding and toileting as well as housekeeping, laundry, client nutritional intake and client supervision as identified in Care Plan. Follows protocol for routine practice and maintaining a safe and sanitary environment. Organizes work according to client needs and assigned tasks. Maintains accountability by working with program guidelines, and observing and reporting changes in client conditions to the Resource Coordinator, and maintain client confidentiality. Complete and submits timesheets, mileage reports and other documentation as required.

Experience

  • Recent experience working with the elderly and/or physically disabled an asset.
  • Satisfactory employment record required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Requires a Health Care Aide/Home Care Attendant certificate from an educational institution recognized by the WRHA.
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Valid driver's license and vehicle required in order to make home visits to various clients in the community. 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a community setting and to function as a team member.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to travel between assignments in a community area to several private homes of clients within Winnipeg and surrounding areas and to adapt to changes in scheduling on short notice required.
  • This position is also subject to TB Immunization or Tuberculin testing as per WRHA policy.

 

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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