Patient Care Assistant

Employer
Grey Bruce Health Services
Location
Walters Falls, Ontario
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Discipline
Other - Discipline
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Hours
Full-time
Full-time
Owen Sound

Under the guidance of the RN, the Personal Care Assistant (PCA) will assist with routine activities of patient care within the agreed upon plan of care. The PCA promotes an environment that is optimal for the physical, social and emotional well-being of our patients.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

Required

Certificate of Completion of the Personal Support Worker Program from a recognized Community College or a combination of relevant experience and education preferably from an acute care facility.
Current CPR
Recent experience as a in a healthcare facility
Successful completion of corporate Code White training (to be provided)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of Infection Control Practices
Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
Excellent organizational and patient assessment skills
Excellent communication and collaboration skills with patients, families and other healthcare professionals
Excellent problem-solving, decision-making and interpersonal skills
Commitment to continuing education and professional development
Ability to work all shifts
Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
Adherence to GBHS 'CARE' Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and 'LEAD' Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Additional Information:

Posting Date: 2022-05-03
Closing Date: 2021-05-09

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