Northern Zone, Aberdeen Hospital
Type of Employment:
Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Posting Closing Date:
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
Care Team Assistants (CTA) are members of the collaborative care team and contribute to the provision of high quality, safe, compassionate and efficient care to meet the needs of patients and families. They contribute to a positive patient experience and improved care outcomes. The CTA has the primary task of providing assistance to regulated health care professionals in the delivery of care to patients. As members of the collaborative care team and within his/her scope of employment, the CTA is responsible for supporting patients’ Activities of Daily Living (ADL). Care Team Assistants contribute to the delivery of patient care by providing direct, hands on care under the direction and supervision of regulated professionals. The CTA role does not substitute for a regulated health care professional.
- Nova Scotia Department of Health, Continuing Care Assistant Certification required.
- Graduate of an approved accredited Continuing Care Certificate Course required
- Two years continuous experience, preferably in a Health Care Facility, preferred
- Current CPR Certificate required
- Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including Microsoft Office Products (Word, Outlook and Internet) required.
- A combination of experience and education may be considered.
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.
- Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.
Hours of Work
Full Time Position; 75 hours biweekly
Long Assignment, for approximately one year
Dates are approximate and may be subject to change
$18.5749 - $20.0914 hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Healthcare bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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