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personal support aide - medical


Source: Job Bank

Location

Lindsay, ON
K9V5K5

Salary

$25.52 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • 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 in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals
  • Collect specimens

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 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 willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current level of study?

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

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

Other benefits

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

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