Continuing Care Assistant

Glen Haven Manor Corporation - New Glasgow, NS (30+ days ago)

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Glen Haven Manor Corporation

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Ms. Janice L Jorden
Employee Relations Specialist
739 East River Road
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
B2H 5E9

Job Title: Continuing Care Assistant
Status and FTE: Full Time
Location: New Glasgow, NS
Department: Quality & Resident Care
Date Posted: April 8,2019
Closing Date: April 25,2019
Hours of Work: 12 Hour Shifts
Employment Agreement: Union position
Compensation: As per CUPE Contract

Glen Haven Manor a 202 bed long term care facility, is seeking qualified Continuing Care Assistants (CCA), to join our Nursing team in the delivery of quality care to residents.

Responsibilities:
The Continuing Care Assistant (CCA), under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse, assumes responsibility for the provision of personal care for residents based on their individual care plans. The CCA is also responsible for participating in recreational activities and cross training to assist in enriched housing as needed in order to fulfill the required responsibilities. The CCA exhibits sound judgment and initiative while working within the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions of Glen Haven Manor.
The CCA is responsible to ensure residents are provided care in a clean and safe environment while allowing residents to exercise their greatest degree of independence.
The incumbent is required to maintain a high skill level through participation in training and continued competencies as outlined by the Glen Haven Manor and CUPE
This position may require shift work.
The successful candidate must be willing to take further training as deemed necessary to fulfill the job requirements.
Salary

As per the CUPE Collective Agreement

Responsibilities

The Continuing Care Assistant requires excellent assessment skills and the ability to interact professionally with patients/residents, families, other health care providers and staff with a pleasant and cooperative attitude, demonstrating sensitivity, empathy and warmth.
The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to work in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams within their assigned areas, as well the ability to adapt and understand patients/residents needs, assisting them in meeting their fullest physical and emotional potential.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position such as moving and mobilizing patients; varying workloads, exposure; dealing with stressful situations relating to agitated, confused, aggressive, or hostile behavior of patients/residents.
The successful candidate will demonstrate regular attendance in current and previous employment.
The ability to make critical decisions in a timely fashion is essential.
The incumbent requires organizational skills and the ability to prioritize their own work

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Graduate from an approved school or Training Center for CCA education, preference will be given to persons with Alzheimer's Training and Palliative Care Training.
Current CPR Training
Current Vulnerable Sector Check