Under the general supervision of the Manager of Patient Care, Registered Nurse, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, and/or Licensed Practical nurse, the Health Care Aide acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with patient care and providing basic supportive care as directed. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.
Experience Previous patient care experience preferred.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate) Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required. Successful completion of a recognized Health Care Aide course required.
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.
Abilities and Skills: 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.
Physical Requirements Position involves extensive physical activity such as lifting, transferring and transporting patients and equipment.
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.
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