Health Care Aide – Medical/Pediatrics (SS-21-087)

  • Company:
    Southern Health Sante Sud
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

Under the leadership and direction of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse as team leaders, the Health Care Aide assists residents and patients in meeting their personal activity of daily living needs as identified within an established care plan. Within the core values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence, care is provided according to SH-SS policies and procedures in meeting established standards of practice, including but not limited to professional standards of practice, Accreditation Canada Standards, Personal Care Home Standards, and legislative requirements.

The incumbent exercises the appropriate Medium level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12
  • Health Care Aide Certificate from recognized program
  • Other combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • 1 – 2 years experience working in a health care setting preferred
  • 1 – 2 years experience preferably caring for elderly or disabled clients preferred
  • Demonstrated competencies with Southern Health-Santé Sud core values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence
  • Able to organize and prioritize assigned workload
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as needed
  • Able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Able to interact well with others
  • Good physical health and able to lift and move heavy clients
  • Ability and willingness to work in stressful environments that may include aggressive and/or agitated individuals
  • Ability to provide care within a culturally appropriate manner
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a cultural diverse population is required
  • Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
  • Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
  • Good work and attendance record
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    Southern Health-Santé Sud, in partnership with the Indigenous community, is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people within all levels of our workforce. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as being of Indigenous descent in their cover letter/application.

    Completes and maintains Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

    All Health Care Workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy.

    Please include three work-related references with your job application from persons who are not related to you but have direct knowledge of your current and past work performance.

    Consistent with the French Language Services Policy of the Government of Manitoba and Southern Health-Santé Sud’s FLS Policy, we are committed to offering services in English and French in designated program/service areas serving French-speaking communities within Southern Health-Santé Sud. If no candidates satisfy the bilingual qualification, candidates meeting all other qualifications may be considered for this position.