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Personal Care Attendant

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Postville, NL
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Personal Care Attendant
Rural and Remote Health
Permanent Full Time
Location: Postville, NL
PCN: 55531POS

This is standardized work involving the performance of numerous aspects including but not limited to clerical/receptionist tasks, patient care duties, environmental and laundry duties, venipuncture and other lab services as required. Work involves contact with the general public and requires diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality and initiative. Under the direction of the Regional Nurse II and the Clinical Nurse Manager, the PCA is a responsible member of the team.


" Completion of Personal Care Attendant or equivalent experience;
" Completion of the High School or equivalent;
" Valid drivers' class 05 license;
" Successful completion of Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Emergency First Aid and CPR or willingness to obtain;
" Completion of computer training in e-mail, Microsoft Word and Excel programs, or willingness to complete on-line training within probationary period;
" Knowledge of universal precautions or willingness to learn;
" Ability to perform tasks as a member of the health care team;
" Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and standardized plans;
" Willingness to obtain education in Venipuncture;
" Ability to understand and follow written instructions;
" Successful completion of the Advanced Medical First Responder Program or willing to complete as outlined by the employer;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct and vulnerable sector check;

Duties (Include but not limited to):

" Answers incoming calls and relays messages;
" Books appointments;
" Pulls charts for the day, re-files at the end of the day and other filling as required;
" Completes billing sheets;
" Carries out basic care under the direction of the Regional Nurse;
" Assists in the storage of supplies and checks expiry dates;
" Assists in the preparation of laboratory specimens;
" Maintains a work environment that meets environmental and laundry services standards;
" Does monthly cash reports and sends them to the Finance Department;
" Assists with Monthly Statistical reports;
" Participates in Quality Assurance duties;
" Venipuncture as required;
" May be required to work alone;
" Meets Labrador-Grenfell Health flights.
" Performs other related duties as required.


" CG-24 of the NAPE-HS salary scales $22.41 to $24.69 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance;

Hours of Work:

" Variable Shifts; 75 hours Bi-Weekly;

Labrador Grenfell Zone Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Labrador Grenfell Zone is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition 2023000314N

Competition Number: 2023000314
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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