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continuing care assistant Verified Expired

Posted on September 23, 2022 by Employer details Palmeters Country Home (1986) Ltd

Job details

  • LocationKentville, NS
  • Salary21.47 to 23.27 hourly for 56 to 84 hours bi-weekly
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Part time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Shift, To be determined
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits
  • vacancies 4 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2192470

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

Experience an asset

Work setting

  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Responsibilities

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
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Continuing Care Assistant Certification

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child Abuse Registry check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • 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?

Benefits

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Pension plan

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

Advertised until

2022-11-19

Important notice: This job posting was posted directly by the employer on Job Bank. The Government of Canada has taken steps to make sure it is accurate and reliable but cannot guarantee its authenticity.

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