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personal care aide - medical


Source: Job Bank

Location

Alliston, ON
L9R1W1

Salary

$18.03 to $19.98 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

Work setting

  • Nursing home/home for the aged

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
  • Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
  • 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 between care facilities
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals
  • Collect specimens
  • Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas
  • Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • CPR Certificate

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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