HEALTH CARE AIDS

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
  • PSW Certificate with 600 hours of curriculum required to work in a Long-term care facility
  • Ability to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, e.g. lifting / transferring patients
  • Proficiency in computer software applications such as MS Office
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts as well as be available for call-in
  • Provide all activities of daily living for the residents
  • Provide cognitive, social and/or emotional support and stimulation
  • Work as part of a team and communicate effectively with residents and co-workers
  • Requires understanding of the special needs of the elderly and Ministry of Health Compliance Standards in a long term care setting
  • Assist with ambulation, mobilization, transferring and adaptive aids

REGULATED SAFETY ACTIVITIES:
  • Must adhere to all service area / The John M. Parrott Centre policies and procedures as outlined in WHMIS, Infection Control, Fire & Safety, other manuals and legislation
  • Responsible to adhere to all Occupational Health and Safety procedures of the Act and the facility
  • Utilize proper body mechanics and transfer techniques in order to carry out safe lifts and/or transfers
Job Category: Health Services
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: ontario

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