CUPE JOB POSTING
Patient Care Assistant – Full Time
Permanent Full Time
CUPEC02 - $21.877 – $25.181 per hour
Hours of Work/Shifts:
Monday - Friday, (1445-2245) Including Weekends
July 07, 2020
July 14, 2020
- The location of any vacancy/position may be changed or reassigned as per operational needs
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team
As a member of the care giving team on the Patient Services units, assists the Nursing staff with the provision of patient care. Performs duties related to patient care under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals and/or Physicians in accordance with hospital standards, policies and procedures.
Performs related activities required to assist the team in providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients.
Responsible and accountable for the provision of patient care to a specific group of patients under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals and in accordance with the standards set by the Hospital. Such duties include:
Delivery of meal trays to assigned patients, feeding of patients as necessary, or assistance with meals as required (opening packages, making patient comfortable and documenting food consumption)
Assisting, under the direction of regulated Health Care Professionals, with ambulation, toileting, bathing and personal hygiene functions
Provides physical assistance to patients as required by assisting with lifts and transfers
Performs various patient care duties & related non-professional activities necessary in meeting patient’s personal needs and comfort and documenting as required.
Assists in the provision of a safe, clean and comfortable environment, including carrying out cleaning and infection control activities as required
Reports all concerns voiced by patients and their families
Alerts team members when any change or concern about the patient’s condition is raised
Cleans and disinfects beds, rooms and equipment as required, in accordance with THC standards
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent related skills & experience
THP certification and/or, personal support worker, orthopaedic certificate or appropriate other related Health Care Certificate required
Current BCLS & CPR Certificates essential
Previous Hospital/Health Care experience strongly preferred
Current basic computer skills
Effective written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
Must have the knowledge, skill, judgment and ability to work with patients in an understanding, sensitive and compassionate manner
Must be a self-directed individual with well-developed organizational skills
Possess the ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
A positive attendance and work record is essential
Internal candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
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Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.