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personal care attendant - medical


Source: Job Bank

Location

Nepean, ON
K2E7K3

Salary

$22.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: College/CEGEP
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Home care and visiting care agency
  • Rural area
  • Urban area

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
  • 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

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • 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
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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