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personal support aide - medical


Source: Job Bank

Location

Welland, ON, L3C0C7

Salary

$19.44 to $21.78 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Nursing home/home for the aged
  • Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • 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 in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals
  • Collect specimens
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Nursing Aide Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

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