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personal care attendant - medical


Source: Job Bank

Location

St. John's, NL
A1B4N6

Salary

$21.43 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 60 to 75 hours bi-weekly
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work setting

  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Tasks

  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals to determine patients' needs
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Adult Abuse Registry check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail

Weight handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

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