The Ottawa Hospital - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Posting Information

REPOST - Original job posting #74230


Days and evenings, including weekends, 8 hour shifts (07:15-15:15, 15:15-23:15).

  • For information purposes only - The Hospital reserves the right to change.
Basic Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent;
Six (6) months recent patient care experience as an Orderly/OR attendant at TOH, former General, Riverside or Civic Hospitals;
OR successful completion of an accredited Health Care program with 6 months recent patient care experience (i.e. Patient Care Assistant, Health Care Aide, Personal Support Worker, nursing assistant, physiotherapy/occupational therapy assistant, or Registered Practical Nurse);
OR currently enrolled in a health related course with 6 months recent patient care experience;
Basic knowledge of established Infection Control and Occupational Health & Safety practices;
Basic knowledge of sterility and aseptic technique;
Knowledge of body mechanics, and safe lift and transfer practices;
CPR (Heartsaver or BCLS);
Good oral/written communication and listening skills are required to communicate effectively with other members of the health care team, patients, and visitors;
Ability to cope with change in patient condition;
Good decision-making skills to prioritize work;
Basic math skills required for monitoring intake/output;
Proficiency in English and French – oral expression (advanced level) and comprehension (advanced level).

Language proficiency requirements are based on the nature of the position and the level of interaction with French and English speaking clients.

How to Apply

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, excited by leading-edge medical technology, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we would like to hear from you. Please submit an on-line application for the position you are interested in. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.