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The Emergency Unit Aide provides support to the unit staff and/or department activities contributing to efficient and effective operations.
- Successful completion of Grade XII required
- Successful completion of a recognized Medical Terminology course is preferred
- Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications for Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required
- Demonstrated proficiency in current Meditech applications (Admissions/OE/EMR) is preferred
- Demonstrated ability to work in a busy area and to adapt to frequent interruptions in activities (flexible/adaptable)
- Demonstrated ability to maintain a polite, courteous and pleasant attitude towards patients, staff and co-workers
- Demonstrated physical ability to lift and transfer heavy loads required
- Demonstrated ability to function well as a team member required
- Previous work attendance may be considered
- Current WHMIS certification required
- Recent NVCI training / certification considered an asset
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
- Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.
Hours of Work
Long Assignment, Part-Time (70%) position; 52.5 hours bi-weekly
Beginning December 9, 2021 and ending December 9, 2022
Dates are approximate and subject to change
$19.232 - $20.8022
Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment - Incentives
This is a Healthcare bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time