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 – 3ABC
Starting Date: June 21, 2020*
Shift and Hours of Work: 0.60 FTE – part-time – nights, currently 23:15 – 07:30.  *Relief Float HCA June 21 to September 13, 2020 where the rotation will be non-recurring and may be different for each 6 week posted schedule.
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: June 9, 2020


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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. Employees may hold more than one position in different Actionmarguerite facilities, where the sum total of hours does not exceed 1.0 full-time equivalence.

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