Health Care Aide - Nursing - #104613
Health Care Aide - Nursing (SS-24-060)
Lions Prairie Manor
Portage la Prairie
Hours of Work:
7.75 hour shifts
Days / Weekends
To be determined
Open until filled
Under the leadership and direction of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse as team leaders, the Health Care Aide (HCA) provides support and assistance to residents/patients in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) as identified in the care plan. The HCA works to full scope of practice and engages in education and certifications to maintain competency. Person-centered care is provided according to established standards of practice, including but not limited to, Accreditation Canada Standards, Personal Care Home Standards, and legislative requirements.
The incumbent exercises the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud.
Minimum Grade 12
Health Care Aide Certificate from recognized program
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (Acute Care)
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered
Knowledge of Confidentiality/privacy requirements following The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) legislation
Knowledge of Workplace safety requirements following Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Knowledge of Violence Prevention Program (VPP) training and processes
Knowledge of SCHIPP training and processes
One to two (1-2) years’ experience working in a health care setting preferred
One to two (1-2) years’ experience preferably caring for elderly or disabled clients preferred
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload
Demonstrated ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as needed
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Demonstrated ability to interact well with others
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work in stressful environments which may include aggressive and/or agitated individuals
Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required
Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
Good work and attendance record
Conditions of Employment
Some program areas require a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00
Southern Health-Santé Sud, in partnership with the Indigenous community, is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people within all levels of our workforce. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as being of Indigenous descent in their cover letter/application.
Completes and maintains Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.
All Health Care Workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy.
Please include three work-related references with your job application from persons who are not related to you but have direct knowledge of your current and past work performance.
Consistent with the French Language Services Policy of the Government of Manitoba and Southern Health-Santé Sud’s FLS Policy, we are committed to offering services in English and French in designated program/service areas serving French-speaking communities within Southern Health-Santé Sud. If no candidates satisfy the bilingual qualification, candidates meeting all other qualifications may be considered for this position.