The Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with resident care and providing basic supportive care as directed. The HCA demonstrates a commitment to the vision, mission and values of Actionmarguerite.


Service and Assignment: Care and Services – 4ABC
Starting Date: May 13, 2018
Shift and Hours of Work: 0.40 FTE – part-time – days, currently 07:15 – 15:30
Pay Scale: As per MGEU Collective Agreement
Specifications:  Assignment and hours of work are subject to change at any time as per operational requirements.
Closing Date: April 10, 2018


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Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of approved Health Care Aide training program; and
  • Experience in Long Term Care or Chronic Care.

Abilities and Skills:

  • Ability to communicate in both official languages (French and English) is required;
  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship skills with residents, families and coworkers;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload;
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary;
  • Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory employment record, including attendance; and
  • Current Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector and Adult Abuse Registry check deemed satisfactory by the Employer.

Knowledge:

  • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts;
  • Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Workplace Health and Safety and safe work practices; and
  • W.H.M.I.S. program.
This position is designated bilingual (French/English). All Health Care Aides are hired for the facility.

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