Job Posting #: 200987
Position Available: Health Care Aide (multiple positions available)
Status: Temporary Full-Time (anticipated end date March 31, 2022)
Department: Pandemic Response Pool
Shifts: Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends/Extended Tours
Rate of Pay: $23.62 - $24.27
ABOUT JOSEPH BRANT HOSPITAL:
Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a full-service community teaching hospital located in the growing and thriving community of Burlington, Ontario, serving more than 185,000 residents in Halton, Hamilton, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton and Stoney Creek. JBH is honoured to be recognized as one of Hamilton Niagara's Top Employers for five (5) consecutive years, with a skilled staff of 194 physicians, 1,911 full- and part-time staff and more than 700 volunteers.
JBH is a Clinical Education site in conjunction with McMaster University, and designated as an Academic Community Teaching Hospital. Its expanded campus includes the state-of-the-art Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower, featuring a new Emergency Department, 172 acute inpatient beds, 9 new Operating Rooms and post-anaesthetic care unit to support expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services. JBH is also a partner member of the Burlington Ontario Health Team (OHT).
JBH inspires and empowers a culture of caring and this is demonstrated in many ways including our commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our people. For more information, visit www.josephbranthospital.ca.
We are seeking Health Care Aides to join our Pandemic Response Pool to support Joseph Brant Hospital and the Burlington Community as the Province continues its fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic, providing compassionate care and exemplary service-every time.
This is an exciting opportunity for students to work in the hospital environment with the aim to provide relevant on the job experience with patient care and develop professional relationships with the interdisciplinary team, patients and families. As a member of the health care team, the Health Care Aide assists with meeting patient care needs under the immediate supervision and direction of the registered staff. The Health Care Aide supports care needs within acute and post acute patient populations, across multiple clinical units.
The Health Care Aide will be assigned to a care team and assist with basic activities of daily living and/or observational care including but not limited to personal hygiene activities, feeding patients, comfort rounding and vital signs. The Health Care Aide will collaborate with the team to provide excellent patient-centred care.
- Health Care Aide Certificate or students enrolled in the following programs: Paramedic, BScN, Practical Nursing, OTA/PTA, OT, PT, PSW, or medicine
- Familiarity with computer applications or willingness to learn computer skills as required
- Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, teamwork skills within an interdisciplinary health care team
- Excellent problem solving, conflict management and communication skills
- Ability to perform verbal de-escalation strategies with patients and families
- Demonstrated initiative and judgment appropriate for the position
- Ability to accept assignment or delegated functions
- Ability to set priorities and organize work accordingly
- Ability to deal with various hospital departments effectively and collaboratively
- Ability to lift using appropriate techniques and bend, push and pull using good body mechanics
- A good attendance and work record is essential
To be considered for this exciting opportunity please visit the JBH Careers page to apply to posting #200987. We ask that you please include the posting number in the subject line of any email correspondence. No phone calls please. We thank all applicants and only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Any information obtained during the recruitment process will be used for employment recruitment only, and not for any other purpose.
At Joseph Brant Hospital, we are committed to diversity and inclusion as we continue and expand our efforts to become a more inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from all diverse and underrepresented groups to apply.
Should you require an accommodation under the Ontario Human Right Code (OHRC) and /or the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) during any stage of the recruitment process HR will work with you to remove any barriers, please do not hesitate to let us know by contacting HR for assistance at ext. 4129.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Pay: $23.62-$24.27 per hour
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Night shift