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patient care assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Tottenham, ON
L0G1W0

Salary

$23.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic

Tasks

  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • 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
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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