Health Care Aide

Website Revera Meadowlands

Job Details

 

Qualification Graduate of Health Care Aide program  (or provincial equivalent certificate program with a minimum of 500 hours in Ontario & Alberta of theory & practicum)
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  CAD 25 To CAD 30 Per Hour

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • To adhere to the plan of care as determined by the supervisor;
  • To facilitate residents’ move-in and transfers where applicable;
  • To observe and report  on residents/clients’ care/service utilizing appropriate Revera  forms or tools;
  • To  assist the resident/client  with  personal care and hygiene and activities of daily living;
  • To observe and report on changes in residents/clients’ condition to the supervisor;
  • To escalate medical emergencies to supervisor or emergency medical services as appropriate;
  • To plan and prepare nutritious meals as required;
  • To assist with ambulation, mobilization, transferring, and adaptive aids;
  • To  demonstrate understanding of resident/client needs and maximize abilities;
  • To provide cognitive, social, emotional, and psychological support to the resident/client/family;
  • To maintain resident/client  information confidentiality;
  • To respond to resident/client/family concerns and ensure appropriate action is taken within the decision-making authority and or concerns communicated to the supervisor;
  • To assist in maintaining a safe and cleanly  environment, including residents/clients’ equipment, belongings, and nursing equipment;
  • To observe & report to the Client Service Supervisor any concerns regarding the client’s safety, including physical environment, implement interventions as directed by his/her supervisor & advocate on the client’s behalf to ensure the client’s safety is maintained;
  • To engage with other agencies involved in resident/client care as directed;
  • To attend services to develop knowledge and skills;
  • To work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents);
  • To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Rivera’s Code of Conduct;
  • To complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of Health Care Aide program  (or provincial equivalent certificate program with a minimum of 500 hours in Ontario & Alberta of theory & practicum)
  • Experience working with seniors in the community health services setting
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer focus skills
  • Must have demonstrated sound skills and knowledge of providing personal care duties
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support and First Aid certification recommended
  • Ability to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, e.g. lifting/transferring clients.
  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.

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