Unit Assistant - TPT- Nursing Resource Team

Employer
Halton Healthcare Services
Location
Oakville, Ontario
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Hours
Full-time
Posting #: 2022-897901

CUPE 815

Position: Unit Assistant

Department: Nursing Resource Team

Status: Temporary Part-time for approx. 6 months

Hours: Monday to Sunday - Days; 8 and 12 hour shifts; 0700-1500 and 0700-1900 (Hours may be subject to change based on operational needs.)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare's vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always , goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

As a member of the Clinical team, the Unit Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing a supportive and safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.

This is what you'll be doing:
  • Communication-participating in on unit huddles and bullet rounds, answering call bells
  • Equipment Cleaning in between patient use in rooms and gyms
  • Role in assisting with repositioning, boosting and mobilizing patients
  • Stocking of linen and supply cupboards
  • Nourishment-feeding of patients that require assistance, meal set up, communicating with clinical leads on patient intake
  • Related duties as required

This is what you'll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
  • High School Diploma required
  • Recent practical and related experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Must be able to work well in a team setting
  • Must possess English language verbal communication skills and literacy skills sufficient to understand verbal and written instructions and to read procedure manuals
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including: continuous standing and walking, forward bending, pushing/pulling carts and reaching. Some overhead reaching, squatting, climbing and heavy lifting of up to 30 lbs
  • May be required to work and adapt to multiple areas
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Salary: $18.23 to $22.79 per hour

Date Posted: April 28, 2022

Internal applications due by: May 5, 2022

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.ca directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals' health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

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