Requisition ID: 139461
Position Number: 20056494
Posting End Date: October 30, 2020
Site: Misericordia Health Centre
Department / Unit: Cornish 6
Job Stream: Clinical
Union: IUOE/OEM 987D
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Anticipated Shift: Nights
Daily Hours Worked: 7.75
Annual Base Hours: 2015
Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174
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Directly accountable to the Manager or designate, the Health Care Aide acts as a member of the interdisciplinary team, assisting with participant care and providing basic supportive care as directed. Performs all duties in accordance with established health and safety regulations/guidelines, policies and procedures (e.g. utilizing personal protective equipment as per safe work procedures).
- Recent experience as a Health Care Aide is preferred.
- Experience with older adults is preferred.
- Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
- Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized educational institution.
- It is recommended that, at minimum, staff possess the Family & Friends category of CPR training.
- Not Applicable
Qualifications and Skills
- Demonstrates knowledge of, and support for, the Centre’s core values, philosophy, vision, C.Q.I. goals, policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team; the principles of personal care/rehab care/dementia care/chronic care; and non-violent crisis intervention.
- Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
- Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
- Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
- Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
- Non-violent crisis intervention training preferred/essential.
- Demonstrates participant focused care in accordance with MHC’s Mission Statement and meets physical requirements to carry out job duties – lifting, bending, reaching above the head, etc.
- Demonstrates initiative, flexibility, reliability, and creativity.
- Must show compassion, kindness, patience, and understanding.
- Ability to relate to participants as a motivator, problem solver and helper.
- Is friendly, caring, and sociable.
- Is customer service-oriented with an emphasis on participant-centred care.
- Able to follow instructions precisely.
- Functions effectively within a changing environment and an interdisciplinary team, with an emphasis on interprofessional collaboration, team work, and communication.
- Must be able to organize and adjust to variable workloads and interruptions.
- Assumes responsibility for ongoing education and participates in professional activities for personal and professional growth.
- Physical health to meet the requirements of the position.
- Involves physical activities such as standing, transferring, and transporting participants and equipment.
- May encounter aggressive and/or agitated individuals.
- May encounter exposure to disease, radiation, toxic materials, noise, allergens, etc.
- May occasionally work extended hours.
The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.
This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.
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, 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.