CARE AIDE, MED/SURG (CASUAL) (Part Time)

Company

Northern Health

Industry

Health

Description

Position Summary

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Patient Care Aide works under the functional direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse and in cooperation with interdisciplinary team members to assist in the delivery of client care. Following established care plans provides personal care; bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and provides assistance in the delivery of nursing care; vital signs, documents on patient’s chart and responds to call bells/alarms. Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations. Utilizes established lifting /safety techniques and uses appropriate equipment to assist patients with positioning, activation and transportation. Understands the importance of and maintains a clean and safe environment for clients and staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Grade 10, plus graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program (Resident Care Attendant Program) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

– Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
– Ability to deal with others effectively.
– Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
– Ability to organize work.
– Ability to operate related equipment.

How to Apply

https://expectmore.northernhealth.ca/ViewPosting.aspx?id=5443292&f=503-0-0–0-0