Health Sciences Centre

Nursing Assistant (BB-9CF46)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

Description:

Position Overview

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team under the supervision of the Manager of Patient Care or Nurse in Charge, the incumbent:

  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks and acts as a communication link for the unit.
  • Performs a variety of tasks for the care and comfort of patients as well as routine domestic tasks to maintain the cleanliness of the area (approximately 10-90% dependent on unit, occupancy and shift).
  • Experience

  • Previous related work experience preferred. 
  • Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant program or equivalent (both the Health Care Aide and Unit Clerk programs) required.
  • Medical terminology( 75% pass mark) required.

  • Certification/Licensure/Registration

    Not Applicable

    Qualifications and Skills

  • Information and/or training will be provided within the probation period for the following: Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions). Regional, site and unit policies and procedures. Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Typing 35 wpm required. 
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written). 
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
  • General administrative and secretarial skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate information technology equipment as required, e.g. fax, photocopier, computer, etc..
  • Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to function effectively in a stressful environment with frequent interruptions. 
  • Position may involve physical activity such as lifting, transferring and transporting patients and equipment.
  • This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement. The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department. We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today. Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

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