continuing care assistant

Shoreham Village Senior Citizens Associations - Chester, NS (30+ days ago)

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College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills
Serve meal trays and feed patients
Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
Maintain inventory of supplies
Supply and empty bed pans
Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment
Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
Transport patients between care facilities
Work Setting
Nursing home/home for the aged
Specific Skills
Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
Supervise patients' exercise routines
Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas
Collect specimens
Bathe, dress and groom patients
Answer call signals
Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
Administer first aid in emergency situations
Accompany patients on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Physically demanding
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Personal Suitability
Client focus
Reliability
Organized