6 Oct2020

VON located in Stellarton NS is Hiring 40 full time Continuing Care Assistants

  • VON located in Stellarton NS is Hiring 40 full time Continuing Care Assistants
  • Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Job ID : 13333
  • Category : Caregiver
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $18.62 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : As soon as possible
  • Posting Date : 06 Oct 2020
  • Expiry Date : 06 Oct 2021


Area of work: Pictou County
Union: NSGEU

Additional Skills
-Reporting to the Home Support Manager, the Continuing Care Assistant is responsible for providing service to clients, in the community and clients homes, in accordance with the individual care plan
-Provides personal care as directed by the Home Support Program Manager or immediate supervisor
-Supply and empty bed pans, Serve meal trays and feed patients, Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
-Take beds and maintain patient rooms, Maintain inventory of supplies
-Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment
-Transport patients between care facilities

Specific Skills
-Take patients’ blood pressure, temperature and pulse, Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
Supervise patients’ exercise routines
-Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
-Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas
-Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care
-Administer first aid in emergency situations

Job Requirements:
Continuing Care Assistant Certification (CCA), Home Support Worker (HSW), Personal Support Worker (PSW), Home Health Provider (HHP) or Home Health Aid (HHA) certification from NS
Nurses; retired, non-active license, who are in good standing with their college or Internationally educated nurses
Students in health care programs such as nursing, CCA, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, respiratory therapy etc. will also be considered
Completion of a Standard First Aid and CPR C upon arrival in Canada
For international candidates, after work permit approval and arrival in Canada, the applicant must obtain a valid Nova Scotia driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle

Languages: English

Education: Senior (high) school graduation certificate
Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years.

Security and Safety
Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information
Various locations

Personal Suitability
Flexibility, Excellent oral communication, Effective interpersonal skills, Organized

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave.
Wages: $18.62/hr

How to Apply

By email

Job Categories: Caregiver. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 72 days.

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