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P-135-22 Health Care Aide- Intensive Care Unit (Temporary Part-Time)

Competition:

P-135-22

Department / Unit:

Intensive Care Unit

Position Type:

Temporary Part-time

Within:

CUPE

Biweekly Hours:

0.6 FTE (45 hours)

Posting Date:

2022/06/29

Closing Date:

N/A

The Health Care Aide (HCA) is a member of the health care team, accountable for the day to day provisions of quality patient and family centered care in a manner consistent with Pembroke Regional Hospital’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Direction. Under the direction of the RN/RPN or other regulated health professional, the HCA performs assigned functions as an unregulated care provider that support the health care team in assisting patients in activities of daily living, and support the effective operation of patient care areas.
 
Education & Experience:
• Minimum 1 year certificate or diploma in Health Care program (ex. patient care assistant, health care aide; personal support worker, nursing assistant, physiotherapy/occupational therapy assistant, social service worker, registered practical nurse)
• Basic cardiac life support certification (BCLS) or CPR
• 6 months recent (within the last 3 years) experience providing patient care
 
Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated knowledge of established Infection Control and Occupational Health & Safety practices;
• Demonstrated knowledge of sterility and aseptic technique;
• Demonstrated knowledge of body mechanics, safe lifting and transfer practices;
• Demonstrated ability to appropriately communicate and manage a change in patient condition;
• Demonstrated ability to function independently and as a team member
• Demonstrated effective problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats with patients, the public, colleagues and other health disciplines
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary care team model
• Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
• Demonstrated ability to set up or assist patients with meals
• Demonstrated ability to chart and report care provided in a timely manner
 
Preferred:
• Bilingualism (French and English)
 
 
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