Patient Care Attendant 1 (3023)

BARGAINING UNIT : CUPE

ZONE : Zone 5 - Restigouche

FACILITY : Restigouche Hospital Centre

DEPARTMENT : Float team

CLASSIFICATION : Patient Care Attendant 1 (3023)

STATUS : Casual

FTE : 0

ANTICIPATED START DATE : As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK :

Rotation - Possibility of 8 or 12 hour shifts

Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY :

To assist in the care of patients and perform assigned duties under supervision. To remain in close proximity of patients assigned or as directed by nursing personnel. Actively participate in patient safety initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma with successful completion of recent post-secondary studies such as: Health Care Aide or any acceptable combination of education, training and experience;
  • Current BLS certification;
  • Excellent public relation and interpersonal skills;
  • Initiative and judgment in priority setting;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in one of the two official languages either English or French and spoken competence in the other official language is required.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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