Health Care Attendant

Riverside Health Care - Fort Frances, ON (30+ days ago)

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POSITION: Personal Support Worker/Health Care Attendant

EMPLOYER NAME: Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc.

EMPLOYER ADDRESS: 110 Victoria Ave. Fort Frances, ON P9A 2B7

POSTED DATE: July 19, 2019

JOB REF #: 42-2019

LOCATION: Fort Frances, ON




APPLY BY: August 19, 2019


CONTACT NAME: Human Resources

CONTACT FAX: 807 274 2898


This position is responsible for the direct care of the residents as indicated by the resident care plan
under the supervision of registered staff. The HCA is responsible to report to the Registered Nurse (RN)
or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), any change in the resident’s condition. The HCA works as part of a
multidisciplinary team.

Position: Permanent Full-Time (37.5 hours per week); must be willing to work overtime, weekend, day,
night, and evening shifts

Salary: $20.53 - $22.97

Benefits: As per collective agreement, medical, dental, disability, life insurance, group insurance,
pension plan, and vision care

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Skill Requirements: Personal Support Workers (PSW) or equivalent Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate

Specific Skills: Assist residents with all activities of daily living in accordance with the Home’s policies and
procedures and Long Term Care Act, contributes in a positive way to the home-like atmosphere of
Rainycrest Long Term Care, follows the resident’s current care plan and documents resident care on the
Daily Care Record, interacts professionally and courteously with residents, families, visitors and staff,
adheres to all safety policies including but not limited to resident transfers, mechanical lifts, and
environment, maintains the standards and policies set out by the organization and Long Term Care,
measures and records resident’s weight and reports to the RN/RPN any changes, collects specimens
(urine, sputum and stool) under the direction of the RN/RPN, keeps all service areas such as utility, linen
and tub rooms clean and hazard-free, keeps all resident care areas tidy and reports any needs for repairs
to the RN/RPN, responds to the resident call bells and security alarms promptly, reports immediately
any physical or behaviour changes in a resident or incident causing concern to the RN/RPN, provides
input for the development and revision of the resident care plan, participates in resident care
conferences and multidisciplinary meetings, maintains the confidentiality of all resident information,
participates in staff development programs, in services and completes all mandatory education as
required, assists with training of all new staff and students, performs such other related duties as may
be assigned.

Security and Safety: Immunization records; Tuberculosis; Criminal record check; basic security clearance

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically
demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching,

Personal Suitability: Effective interpersonal skills; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent
written communication; Client focus; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

Successful candidates would possess the following:
  • Current CPR certification would be an asset
  • Understands and maintains confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of computer software would be an asset
  • Familiar with Occupational Health & Safety Workers’ rights and responsibilities
  • Dependable with an excellent attendance record
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Proven ability to perform the duties of the position on a regular basis
Please apply by email, by mail to the address above, or by fax to: (807) 274 2898

All applications must be received before: August 19, 2019