Job Position: Temporary Part Time Clinical Assistant 6 Complex Continuing Care (General Rehab) – Union Terrace 2
Union: UNIFOR Service
Location: Freeport Campus
Work Type: Temporary Part Time
Contract End Date: February 28, 2022
Shift: UNIFOR FT
Grand River Hospital is seeking applications for a Clinical Assistant who is committed to providing optimal patient care and is dedicated to GRH’s mission of Advancing Exceptional Care. '
Responsibilities:The Clinical Assistant assists with patient care by:
providing assistance with personal care needs of patients including preventative skin care, hygiene, grooming and dressing, nutrition, use and care of adaptive aids/prosthesis; elimination and toileting.
assisting and attending to special needs of the patients,
escorting patients into diagnostic tests as needed,
collecting and monitoring patient information,
taking the patient’s height and weight and documenting the care given accordingly.
Assisting with appropriate levels of supervision of patients.
Maintaining the safety and comfort of patients by ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors and adhering to hospital infection control measures.
Successful completion of an approved Health Care Aide program
CPR certificate at the Heart Saver Level and Standard First Aid
Previous experience in assisting patients with basic personal care needed
Minimum of two years of related experience in a health care setting preferred
Responsible, energetic individual with above average ability to prioritize and organize in a busy environment
Knowledgeable regarding the scope of practice for various job categories
Ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary team, patients, families, and general public
Basic computer skill
Demonstrated ability to follow through with requests
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment
Capable of working independently and able to take direction
Knowledge of principles of medical asepsis and universal precautions
Demonstrated positive relationships with other health care
professionals and able to contribute to the development of an environment conducive to excellent patient care
Willing to work flexible hours
As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Grand River Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE POSTING IS CLOSED.
Please include a resume with your application in order to ensure that your qualifications are appropriately considered in the hiring process.
Grand River Hospital is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices. We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community. We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment. Grand River Hospital is a proud member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).
Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources in advance for assistance.