*Expressions of interest – Patient Care Attendant Training Program*
in Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations
Bathurst, NB | Campbellton, NB | Caraquet, NB | Edmundston, NB | Grand Falls, NB | Lamèque, NB | Moncton, NB | Sainte-Anne-de-Kent, NB | Saint-Quentin, NB | Tracadie-Sheila, NB
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Competition Number: V-28 EXT

NOTE: This notice is for individuals to express interest in the Patient Care Attendant Training Program. Interested individuals must include a letter of interest and their resumé with their application.

ZONE: Vitalité Health Network

FACILITY: All Vitalité Health Network facilities

DEPARTMENT: Nursing

ANTICIPATED START DATE OF TRAINING : Fall 2022

SUMMARY:

Vitalité Health Network is implementing a collaborative care model that will require adding new patient care attendants (classification 3025) to our existing teams. As part of a targeted recruitment strategy, we are pleased to announce that for the year 2022–2023, we will be providing a certain number of candidates with financial support. These candidates will have the costs covered for their training leading to a Nursing Support Service diploma and receive a bursary. Since the employer is committed to paying most of the training program costs, this offer is particularly attractive to employees who are seeking career advancement as well as new knowledge and competencies in the health care field. If interest is high, candidates will be selected based on the Network's needs and the profile sought.

The main responsibility of the patient care attendant is to work closely with nurses and LPNs to meet patients' and families' needs. The work involves participating in patient care, ensuring patients are safe and comfortable, and helping patients perform various activities of daily living.

The selection criteria are as follows:

  • Canadian secondary school diploma or equivalent;
  • Ability, discipline and commitment needed to take the training program;
  • Return-of-service commitment to be required by the Network after the training is completed;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned work;
  • Good work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, the Network's management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Adherence to Vitalité Health Network's confidentiality rules.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

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