Continuing Care Assistant

Evergreen Home for Special Care - Kentville, NS (12 months ago)

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Job Description

Evergreen Home for Special Care Located at 655 Park Street, Kentville, NS has one full time permanent job opening for a continuing care assistant ( NOC 3413 )

Salary: $16.64 to $17.97 / hour (As per the collective agreement)

Vacancies: 1

Terms of employment: 1.0 Permanent ( 80 hours bi-weekly Avg.)

Start date As soon as possible

Employment conditions: Shift work

Job requirements

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year or equivalent experience

Experience an asset

Security and Safety
Criminal record check, Child abuse registry check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Physically demanding

Additional Skills
Supply and empty bed pans, Serve meal trays and feed patients, Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments, Make beds and maintain patients' rooms, Maintain inventory of supplies, 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

Specific Skills
Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse, Weigh, lift, turn and position patients, Supervise patients' exercise routines, Bathe, dress and groom patients, Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher, Answer call signals, Collect specimens, Administer first aid in emergency situations

Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting
Nursing home/home for the aged

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Continuing Care Assistant Certification in Nova Scotia or eligible to become certified in Nova Scotia under the recognized prior learning program within 2 years of commencing employment

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

job open until filled

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $16.64 to $17.97 /hour