Unit Assistant

Health Sciences Centre - Winnipeg, MB (24 days ago)

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Requisition ID: 35922

Position Number: 20005522

Posting End Date: November 23, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: PY3North

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: CUPE-1550(204)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00

Anticipated Shift: Evenings

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview
Under the general supervision of the Manager of Patient Care, RN, RPN, and/or LPN, the Unit Assistant acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with patient care and providing basic supportive care as directed. The Unit Assistant demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.

Experience
Previous patient care experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required.
Successful completion of a recognized Health Care Aide course required.
Qualifications and Skills
Information and/or training will be provided within the probation period for the following:
Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions).
Regional, site and unit policies and procedures.
Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).
Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
Physical Requirements
Position involves extensive physical activity such as lifting, transferring and transporting patients and equipment.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.