Personal Care Attendant

Labrador-Grenfell Health - Labrador City, NL (5 months ago)

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Temporary Call In
Labrador City

The primary purpose of this position is to work as a member of the nursing team under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse providing a high standard of care to patients at the Labrador West Health Centre and in accordance with the LGH Model of Nursing Clinical Practice. The employee is responsible for ensuring a safe environment for clients, families, co-workers and themselves and reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.

Qualifications:
" Graduation from high school or equivalency;
" Successful completion from a recognized Personal Care Attendant program or equivalent;
" Current certification in BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support);
" Breastfeeding education;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties (Include but not limited to):
" Providing basic nursing care to residents;
" Responds to emergency situation and codes;
" Assist with orientation of new staff;
" Documents according to organizational policies and unit guidelines;
" Participates in quality assurance/improvement activities;
" Transports clients and specimens;
" Other related duties as required.

Salary:
" CG-24 of the NAPE-HS salary scales $20.71 to $22.81 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:
" Variable hours; variable shifts

This posting is open to male and female applicants.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2019000167W