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continuing care assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Yarmouth, NS, B5A2T2

Salary

$19.52 hourly

Additional Information

Work Setting

  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • 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
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Immunization records

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

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