Health Care Aide - Nursing - #104613

Southern Health


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Portage La Prairie, MB
Contract type: Full time

Health Care Aide - Nursing (SS-24-060)

Competition #:
ss-24-060

Facility/Program:
Lions Prairie Manor

Location:
Portage la Prairie

Position Type:
Full-Time

Position Status:
Indefinite Term

FTE:
1.0

Hours of Work:
7.75 hour shifts

Shift(s):
Days / Weekends

Union:
CUPE

Start Date:
To be determined

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Position Summary

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.

Qualifications

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.

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