Unit Assistant

Requisition ID: 642 

Position Number: 20082795

Posting End Date: January 18, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Central Support Servs - Unit Asst Float 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1550

Targeted Start Date - End Date: ASAP - May 31, 2018

Reason for Term: Educational Leave

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days; 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 Manager of Patient Care, RN, RPN, and/or LPN, the Unit Assistant acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with patient care and providing basic supportive care as directed.  The Unit Assistant demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.

Experience

Previous patient 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).
    • Regional, site and unit policies and procedures.
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written). 
  • 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 patients and equipment.

 

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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